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  • as indynamite
  • as inexplosive

synonyms for TNT

  • nitroglycerin
  • gelignite
  • trinitrotoluene
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How to use TNT in a sentence

What could his thoughts have been, lying tied up on the living room floor waiting for twenty tons of TNT to go off?
THE DOUBLE SPYDAN T. MOORE
The explosive device was of what later would be called nominal size, its force equivalent to 20,000 tons of TNT.
ATOMS, NATURE, AND MANNEAL O. HINES
They make nitroglycerine, like all the thalassic peoples; they also make TNT and catastrophite, and propellants.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
The mails carry letters every day that are so many packages of TNT should their contents be exploded by falling into wrong hands.
ETIQUETTEEMILY POST
You fought wars, and then bigger and better wars, until you couldn't be satisfied with gunpowder and TNT any longer.
MARLEY'S CHAINALAN EDWARD NOURSE
TNT is a very powerful explosive, but there is not room for much of it in a grenade the size of a large lemon.
INVENTIONS OF THE GREAT WARA. RUSSELL (ALEXANDER RUSSELL) BOND
This draws out the firing-pin and gets everything ready for the TNT to explode as soon as the firing-pin is struck.
INVENTIONS OF THE GREAT WARA. RUSSELL (ALEXANDER RUSSELL) BOND
The business end of a torpedo is a "war-head" packed with about four hundred pounds of TNT.
INVENTIONS OF THE GREAT WARA. RUSSELL (ALEXANDER RUSSELL) BOND
TNT melts far below the boiling point of water so can be readily liquefied and poured into shells.
CREATIVE CHEMISTRYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
The scientists were sure the TNT would explode, but were initially unsure of the plutonium.
TRINITY [ATOMIC TEST] SITEWHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TNT

  • TNT
  • gelignite
  • nitroglycerin
  • trinitrotoluene
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