ammonal

noun
am·​mo·​nal | \ ˈaməˌnal \
plural -s

Definition of ammonal

: an explosive containing chiefly ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, and powdered aluminum

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First Known Use of ammonal

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ammonal

International Scientific Vocabulary ammonium + aluminum; probably originally formed in German

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“Ammonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ammonal. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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