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- noun organic chemistry Any of six
isomericcompounds formed by the nitrationof toluene, but especially 1-methyl-2,6-dinitro benzene that is used as an explosive
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In the report, the researchers tested the nanosensors on five different chemical odorants, including methanol and dinitrotoluene, or DNT, a common chemical that is also frequently a component of military-grade explosives.