trinitrotoluene

trinitrotoluene

[trahy-nahy-troh-tol-yoo-een]
noun Chemistry.
Also, trinitrotoluol [trahy-nahy-troh-tol-yoo-ohl] .


Origin:
1895–1900; trinitro- + toluene

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trinitrotoluene or trinitrotoluol (traɪˌnaɪtrəʊˈtɒljʊˌiːn, traɪˌnaɪtrəʊˈtɒljʊˌɒl)
 
n
the full name for TNT
 
trinitrotoluol or trinitrotoluol
 
n

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trinitrotoluene   (trī-nī'trō-tŏl'y-ēn')  Pronunciation Key 
See TNT.
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