Amatol



an explosive mixture of ammonium nitrate and TNT.
Historical Examples

amatol: a mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene, used for shell-filling.
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noun
an explosive mixture of ammonium nitrate and TNT, used in shells and bombs

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