Trinitrotoluene definition

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TNT.
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A highly explosive yellow crystalline substance, (CH3C6H2(NO2)3), obtained by reacting nitric acid with toluene.
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A high explosive, any of several isomeric derivatives, CH3C6H2(NO2)3, of toluene, used for blasting, in artillery shells, etc.
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Noun

Singular:
trinitrotoluene
Plural:
trinitrotoluenes