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- noun organic chemistry A
cyclic organic peroxide; a mixtureof mostly the trimer, (((CH3)2CO2)3), ( TCAPor TATP), containing a nine-membered ringand the dimer, (((CH3)2CO2)2) containing a six-membered ring; it is a high explosivemanufactured from acetone and hydrogen peroxidewith the aid of sulphuric acid, and has been used by amateur bomb makers.
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