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Definition of the noun Tonite

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  1. [US, nonstandard] [informal, entertainment industry] [alternative spelling of, tonight]


  1. "Tonite" is the thirteenth studio album of German band Bad Boys Blue. It was released on July 24, 2000 by Coconut Records. There was one single released for this record, "I'll Be Good". John McInerney performed all the songs. Rap parts were performed by Kevin McCoy. Again, Tony Hendrik and Karin Hartmann were back writing and producing.
  2. "Tonite" is a song by American rapper and producer DJ Quik, released as the second single from his debut studio album Quik Is the Name. The song contains samples from "Tonight" performed by Kleeer., "Tonight Is the Night" performed by Betty Wright and "Last Night Changed It All" performed by Esther Williams. Complex deemed it the 44th best of "The Best L.A. Rap Songs". The synthesizer part was programmed by LA Dream Team's former producer The Real Richie Rich.
  3. "Tonite" is a musical single of Supercar.
    • released in (17 years ago)


Tonite is an explosive sometimes used in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It consists of a mixture of equal weights of barium nitrate and guncotton.

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Google previewDiseases of Occupation and Vocational Hygiene (1916)

by George Martin Kober, William Clinton Hanson

Tonite is a mixture of gun cotton and nitrate of barium in almost equal proportions. Solenite, also used as a military powder in Italy, is composed of ...

Google previewTransactions of the Technical Society of the Pacific Coast (1884)

by Technical Society of the Pacific Coast, San Francisco

Tonite is an English invention. It is composed of pulped gun cotton and barium nitrate, thoroughly incorporated and compressed into a solid stick or cartridge. It is very insensitive to shocks which will readily explode nitroglycerin powders.

Google previewThe miner's handbook (1902)

by John Milne

Tonite is a mixture of barium nitrate and gun-cotton. Roburite is a mixture of ammonium nitrate and chloro- nitro-benzine. Used in the Wigan coal district.

Google previewGeneral Information Series (1891)

Information from abroad

Tonite is a compound of Gun-cotton and nitrate of baryta, ...

Google previewBuilding Construction Inspection (1991)

A Guide for Architects by Jay M. Bannister

Ben- tonite is a type of clay that swells dramatically when exposed to moisture and forms a relatively impervious layer to resist the intrusion of moisture. This is a simplistic explanation of a complicated chemical process that takes place, but the ...

Google previewThe Mining Journal (1893)

TONITE is a most efficient and economical blasting agent, and is largely in demand. It does not contain any Nitro-glycerine, and is, therefore, exempt from the dangers of exudation, or of freezing and its attendant process of thawing.

Google previewA Dictionary of Explosives (1895)

by John Ponsonby Cundill

Ill 2- Tonite or Cotton Powder is a nitrated gun-cotton, the nitrate usually employed being that of barium. It is usually issued in the form of cartridges, coated with ...

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1922)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Tonite burns slowly and without tendency to explosion on ignition. It detonates readily and completely, and there is practically no carbonic oxide in the products of detonation. Abel found its intensity of action, by the lead cylinder method, to be ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Pyrotechnics (2012)

(and Related Subjects) by K.L. Kosanke, Barry T. Sturman, Robert M. Winokur, B.J. Kosanke

TONITE – An explosive, consisting of a mixture of ground guncotton (see nitrocellulose) and barium nitrate; in some mixtures, dinitro- benzene is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Ian Aitken

Tonite Let's All Make Love in London (1999). Interactive ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed. (2008)

by Vincent Terrace

Tonite. (Pilot; Variety; NBC; May 9, 1978). A program of music, songs and comedy sketches featuring an African American cast. Regulars: Cleavon Little, Paula Kelly, Marion Ramsey, Shon Vaughn, Charles Valentino. Guests: Todd Bridges ...

Google previewKnight's New Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering. With Indexical References to Technical Journals (1876-1880.) by Edward Henry Knight

TONITE. TORPEDO. sin m 1*1 be placed on the tongue before adjusting the instrument in position for use. To'nite. Dry nitrated gun cotton. Density 1.50, about the same as dynamite, and occupies in a blast-hole § the space of compressed gun ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1995)

Volume 51 - Slurry Systems: Instrumentation to Solid-Liquid Separation by John J. McKetta Jr

over which the spring water may flow contain the sulfates directly, such as ben- tonite or gypsum. When an inland lake of this type evaporates and becomes highly concentrated in salts, one of the first salts to precipitate is mirabilite, also known ...

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Wyoming ben- tonite. Natural Sterote. [Universal Labs] Ste- rols. Naturechem®. [CasChem] Esters; emollient ...

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Quotes about Tonite

There is a beautiful full moon tonite
on the anniversary of my birth
We are together as we have been many times before
But as I looked into your eyes
there was no glitter of starlight
and I felt the universe open up between us. (Karen Touzalin)
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Scrabble value of T1O1N1I1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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