amatol

noun
am·​a·​tol | \ ˈaməˌtȯl, -äl \
plural -s

Definition of amatol

: an explosive consisting of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene

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First Known Use of amatol

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amatol

International Scientific Vocabulary ammonium + connective -a- + trinitrotoluene

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“Amatol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amatol. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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