Tnt meaning

tē'ĕn-tē'
Short for trinitrotoluene. A yellow, crystalline compound used mainly as an explosive. As it can only explode by means of a detonator and is not affected by shock, it is safe to handle and is used especially in munitions and for demolitions. Chemical formula: C7H5N3O6.
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TNT is defined as an abbreviation for the explosive trinitrotoluene.

An example of TNT is the compound used in dynamite.

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(1) (Transparent Network Transport) Services from the telephone companies and common carriers that provide Ethernet and Token Ring transmission over MANs and WANs.
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A yellow crystalline aromatic compound, C7 H5 N3 O6 , used mainly as a high explosive.
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Origin of tnt

  • t(ri)n(itro)t(oluene)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition