TNT

noun
\ ˌtē-(ˌ)en-ˈtē How to pronounce TNT (audio) \

Definition of TNT

: a flammable toxic compound C7H5N3O6 used as a high explosive and in chemical synthesis

First Known Use of TNT

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for TNT

trinitrotoluene

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“TNT.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/TNT. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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TNT

noun

English Language Learners Definition of TNT

: a very powerful explosive

TNT

noun
\ ˌtē-ˌen-ˈtē How to pronounce TNT (audio) \

Kids Definition of TNT

: an explosive used in artillery shells and bombs and in blasting

TNT

noun
\ ˌtē-ˌen-ˈtē How to pronounce TNT (audio) \

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