Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A yellow crystalline aromatic compound, C7H5N3O6, used mainly as a high explosive.

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  • initialism Initialism of Trinitrotoluene. (an explosive substance used in blasting)
  • initialism informal Initialism of Dynamite. (an explosive)

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  • noun explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluene

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[t(ri)n(itro)t(oluene).]

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