\\ˈaməˌnal\ noun (-s)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ammonium + aluminum; probably originally formed in German
: an explosive containing chiefly ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, and powdered aluminum

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  • Ammonal — (zusammengesetzter Name aus Ammoniumnitrat und Aluminium) ist ein bewährter Sprengstoff auf Basis von Ammoniumnitrat und Aluminium welcher 1900 von zwei Chemikern gleichzeitig und unabhängig voneinander erfunden wurde. Der Aluminiumanteil im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ammonal — is an explosive made up of ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, and aluminium powder mixed in a ratio of roughly 22:67:11. The ammonium nitrate functions as an oxidizer and aluminium as a power enhancer. To some extent the aluminium makes it more… …   Wikipedia

  • ammonal — [ amɔnal ] n. m. • 1909; de ammon(ium) et al(uminium) ♦ Mélange de nitrate d ammonium et d aluminium, utilisé pour la fabrication des explosifs. Des ammonals. ● ammonal nom masculin (de ammonium et aluminium) Explosif composé de nitrate d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ammonal — Am mo*nal , n. [Ammonium + aluminium.] An explosive consisting of a mixture of powdered aluminum and ammonium nitrate. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ammonal — Pour les articles homonymes, voir TNT. Ammonal Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ammonal — amonalas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Sprogstamasis mišinys iš NH₄NO₃, Al miltelių ir trinitrotolueno. atitikmenys: angl. ammonal rus. аммонал …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ammonal — /am euh nal /, n. a high explosive consisting chiefly of powdered aluminum, ammonium nitrate, and TNT. [1900 05; AMMON(IUM) + AL(UMINUM)] * * * …   Universalium

  • ammonal — noun an explosive made up of ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, and aluminium powder …   Wiktionary

  • ammonal — n. explosive composed of powdered aluminium and nitrate of ammonium …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ammonal — am·mo·nal …   English syllables

  • ammonal — /ˈæmənəl/ (say amuhnuhl) noun a high explosive, a mixture of ammonium nitrate and powdered aluminium. {shortened form of ammon(ium nitrate and) al(uminium)} …   Australian English dictionary

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