Definition of Ammonal

1. n. An explosive consisting of a mixture of powdered aluminium and nitrate of ammonium.



Definition of Ammonal

1. Noun. an explosive made up of ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, and aluminium powder ¹

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Definition of Ammonal

1. a powerful explosive [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ammonal

ammino
ammiral
ammirals
ammite
ammo
ammobium
ammocete
ammocetes
ammochryse
ammocoete
ammocoetes
ammodyte
ammodytes
ammolite
ammonaemia
ammonal (current term)
ammonals
ammonia
ammonia-lyases
ammonia alum
ammonia assimilation
ammonia borane
ammonia caramel
ammonia clock
ammonia detoxication
ammonia fixation
ammonia monooxygenase
ammonia rash
ammonia water
ammoniac

Literary usage of Ammonal

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1. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"... amatol 40/60 means 40 per cent ammonium nitrate and 60 per cent TNT ammonal is a mixture used for hand grenades and shells. Its composition is ammonium ..."

2. Journal of the United States Artillery by Coast Artillery Training Center (U.S.), Coast Artillery School (U.S.). School Board, Artillery School (Fort Monroe, Va.) (1903)
"ammonal, in order to produce the greatest explosive power, can be compressed to a ... ammonal Explosives, Ltd. The above is the title of a new company, ..."

3. The Propaganda for reform in proprietary medicines by American Medical Association (1908)
"We have always understood that Dr. Cyrus Edson had something to do with pushing ammonal and, if we remember rightly, got into some trouble thereby. ..."

4. Notes on Military Explosives by Erasmus Morgan Weaver (1912)
"The chief claim for ammonal is that the aluminum protects the ammonium nitrate from ... ammonal has given excellent results as a charge for shell and for ..."

5. Technik und Wehrmacht (1907)
"Wie oben erwähnt, ist ammonal in Österreich nur für ... An Versuchen, ammonal auch in gepreßter Form ... für ammonal von 10 cm gegen 50 cm für ..."

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