cyclonite

noun

cy·​clo·​nite
ˈsīkləˌnit,
¦sik-
plural -s
: a powerful high explosive consisting of colorless crystals of symmetrical hexahydro-trinitro-triazine used especially in detonators, bombs, and shells

called also RDX

Word History

Etymology

cyclo-trimethylene-trinitramine

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“Cyclonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclonite. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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