hexanitrodiphenylamine

noun hexa·ni·tro·diphenylamine \¦heksə¦nī‧trō+\

Definition of hexanitrodiphenylamine

  1. :  a light-yellow poisonous crystalline compound [(NO2)3C6H2]2NH made by nitrating diphenylamine and used as a high explosive —called also dipicrylamine — see aurantia

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Origin and Etymology of hexanitrodiphenylamine

International Scientific Vocabulary hexa- + nitro- + diphenylamine


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