Definitions

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  • n. Any compound containing three peroxide groups

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Examples

  • He used triacetone triperoxide, which is susceptible to heat, shock and friction, as is nitroglycerin.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2009

  • In a plea agreement, Jakubec acknowledged making and storing explosives and weapons at his ranch-style home in Escondido, including nine detonators, 13 grenade hulls and large quantities of the highly unstable Hexamethylene triperoxide diamine, or HMDT, which can explode by someone stepping on it.

    California man to be sentenced for bomb-laden home

  • Police experts with bomb-sniffing dogs were dispatched to search the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant and examine the substance, believed to be triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, which can be extremely dangerous even in tiny amounts.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • The indictment says that Abdulmutallab carried a substance called triacetone triperoxide, also known as TATP.

    CNN Transcript Jan 6, 2010

  • So we're talking about basically two types of explosives, triacetone triperoxide, TATP, and HMTP, hexamethylene triperoxide diamine.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2009

  • And what they're talking specifically about are TATP and HMTD, which is triacetone triperoxide and hexamethylene triperoxide diamine, OK?

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2009

  • MESERVE: (voice-over): The explosive that ripped apart London transit cars in 2005, killing 52 people, was TATP, triacetone triperoxide.

    CNN Transcript Sep 24, 2009

  • Memory sticks found in Mr. Sarwar's home contained information about detonating improvised explosive devices on aircraft, while in woods nearby police found a partially buried suitcase containing materials necessary to manufacture hexamethylene triperoxide diamine, or HMTD, and several dozen liters of hydrogen peroxide.

    Three Guilty in U.K. Jet Bomb Plot

  • It was something we called triacetone triperoxide (ph) that was in the sneakers of Richard Reid and it's very susceptible to heat, shock and friction.

    CNN Transcript Dec 25, 2009

  • Now if he had not had problems with that fuse on that flight, he would have set it off, because that TATP, triacetone triperoxide, that was his initiator.

    CNN Transcript Dec 30, 2009

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