from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A yellow crystalline compound, (NO2)3C6H(CH3)OH, used in high explosives.
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- n. Any of several isomeric trinitro derivatives of cresol; the commercial mixture was once used as an antiseptic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A substance obtained by the action of concentrated nitric acid on cresol from coal-tar.
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