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  • n. The divalent radical obtained by removing a hydrogen atom from each end of a n-hexane molecule

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing six methylene (CH2) groups.


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  • A homemade detonator called hexamethylene triperoxide and also known as HMTD would be made from a mixture of household and commercial ingredients and disguised in AA batteries.

    The Jawa Report

  • 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

  • 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

  • BARRY: This may be very difficult, because they're using HMTD, which is hexamethylene triperoxide diamine.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2007

  • The TATP (Triacetone Triperoxide), DADP (diacetone diperoxide) or the less sensitive HMTD (hexamethylene triperoxide diamine) liquid explosives were reportedly to be made on the planes by mixing sports drinks with a peroxide-based household gel, to be detonated using an MP3 player or mobile phone.

    Ex-UK intel official says liquid explosive claims 'fiction'

  • In addition to formaldehyde, paraformaldehyde, trioxymethylene, methylal, hexamethylene-tetramine, and other substances containing a reactive methylene group, as well as acetaldehyde, benzaldehyde and other aldehydes may be employed to induce reaction.

    Synthetic Tannins

  • Prosecutors said the chemicals in the house include hexamethylene triperoxide diamine

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Among the items found inside the home were quantities of hexamethylene triperoxide diamine - News

  • The court heard police found 12 grams of the homemade explosive hexamethylene triperoxide diamine (HMTD) in Donatien Chamchawala's kitchen cupboard in Blackwood, Caerphilly.

    UK Commentators


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