trinitroxylene

noun
tri·​ni·​tro·​xylene | \ "+ \

Definition of trinitroxylene

: any of several trinitro derivatives (CH3)2C6H(NO2)3 of the three xylenes or a mixture of such derivatives used as an explosive

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History and Etymology for trinitroxylene

International Scientific Vocabulary trinitr- + xylene

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“Trinitroxylene.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trinitroxylene. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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