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Definition of the noun Amatol
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noun - plural: amatols
- A high explosive made from a mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene
Amatol is a highly explosive material made from a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate. The British name originates from the words ammonium and toluene. Similar mixtures were known as Schneiderite in France. Amatol was used extensively during World War I and World War II, typically as an explosive in military weapons such as aircraft bombs, shells, depth charges, and naval mines. It was eventually replaced with alternative explosives such as composition B, torpex, and tritonal.
- also known as 阿馬托
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Explosion at Morgan (2012)
The World War I Middlesex Munitions Disaster by Randall Gabrielan
Amatol is a mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene, usually in proportions of 80/20 or 50/50 with the first figure the number of parts of ammonium nitrate and the second the parts of TNT. The finding of and at times creating new sources ...
Amatol is an explosive mixture of TNT with ammonium nitrate (50 to 80%). It is a white smoke-giving explosive. (b) Pentolite ( a ...
Thunder Over the Horizon (2006)
From V-2 Rockets to Ballistic Missiles by Clayton K. S. Chun
Amatol is a compound composed of 60 percent ammonium nitrate and the remainder TNT. The V-2's manufacturers had a choice of warhead explosives. One concern re- volved around internal temperatures that could have ignited the ...
A Reference Guide by Richard Leroy Myers
Amatol is a mixture containing between 40% and 80% ammonium nitrate and TNT. Pentolite is a mixture of PETN (pentaerythritol tetranitrate) and TNT. Another common explosive mixture is RDX (cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine) and TNT.
by Department of the Army
AMATOL 14-8 Description: Amatol is a high explosive, white to buff in color. It is a mixture of ammonium nitrate and TNT, with a relative effectiveness slightly higher than that of TNT alone. Common compositions vary from 80% ammonium ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Amatol: Amatol is a highly explosive material made from a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate. The British name originates from the words ammonium and toluene (a raw material of TNT).
A Guide to Weapons from the 1940s by James Hicks
Amatol is a mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene.
Elements of Ordnance (1938)
A Textbook for Use of Cadets of the United States Military Academy by Thomas Jay Hayes
Amatol is a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate, NH4NO3. Because of the shortage of toluene during the World War and the more plentiful supply of ammonium nitrate, the mixture was developed as an emergency measure and proved to be ...
by Randall Skelton
Amatol is a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate; ammonal is a mixture of powdered aluminum with TNT, charcoal, and ammonium nitrate; RDX is a mixture of hexamine and TNT; and pentolite is a mixture of pentaerythritol tetranitrate and ...
by Jared Ledgard
Amatol. Amatol is a mixture ...
AmatoL— Amatol is an explosive mixture of T. N. T. and ammonium nitrate and has become ...
by Ian V. Hogg
Amatol A high ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)
by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law
amatol. A high explosive consisting of a mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene. ambident. Describing a chemical species that has two alternative reactive centres such that reaction at one centre stops or inhibits reaction at the other.
by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe
Amatol. In this country the mixtures of ammonium nitrate and ' trotyl ' are known as ' Amatol.' The mixtures are used in various proportions designated by a fraction of which the percentage of ammonium nitrate is the numerator, for example, ...
The Encyclopedia Britannica (1922)
a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm
Amatol. — The high explosive which was used in the largest quantities by Great Britain during the war was " Amalol." under which name various mixtures of ammonium nitrate with TXT are ...
Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
amatol /'amatol/ > n. a high explosive consisting of a mixture of TNT and ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)
by Nila Gott
ANZA, BYRD, CABOT, CLARK, LEWIS, PEARY, BALBOA, BERlNG, DESOTO, COLUMBUS explosive TNT, NITRO, AMATOL, TONITE, CORDITE, LYDDITE, VOLATILE expose _ AIR, BARE, REVEAL express _ SAY, SPEAK, STATE, UTTER, ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3A1T1O1L1
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