methyltrinitrobenzene

methyltrinitrobenzene
/meth"euhl truy nuy'troh ben"zeen, -ben zeen"/, n. Chem.
See TNT.
[METHYL- + TRI- + NITRO- + BENZENE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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