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Definition of the noun tonite

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noun

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

Music

  1. "Tonite" is the third single from rapper DJ Quik's debut album Quik is the Name. It samples "Kleeer's" Tonight and Tonight's the Night by Betty Wright.
  2. "Tonite" is the thirteenth studio album of German band Bad Boys Blue. It was released on July 24,...

Miscellanea

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 previewThe Risks and Dangers of Various Occupations and Their Prevention (1900)

by Leonard Arthur Parry

Tonite is a mixture of equal parts of gun cotton and barium nitrate. Nitrogen, oxygen, water, and barium carbonate are produced by its explosion ...

Google previewInformation from Abroad (1891)

General Information Series by United States. Office of Naval Intelligence

Tonite is a compound of Gun-cotton and ...

Google previewKnowledge: a Weekly Magazine (1891)

Supplementing All Cyclopedias. V. 1; June-Dec 1890

Tonite is a mixture of finely macerated gun-cotton with about its own weight ot barium nitrate. Punahon'a gun-cotton (blasting and torpedoes) is coated or impregnated with sugar, so as to preserve a granular constitution, and insure regularity ...

Google previewThe Mining Engineer (1892)

by Institution of Mining Engineers (Great Britain).

Tonite is a mixture of equal parts of gun-cotton (C],H,4(N01),01()) and barium nitrate (Ba2NO,). The mixture is compressed into cylindrical cartridges, provided at one end with an aperture for the insertion of the detonator, and the whole covered ...

Google previewColumbian cyclopedia (1897)

Tonite is a mixture of finely macerated gun-cotton with about its own weight of barium nitrate. Punshon'a gun-cotton (blasting and torpedoes) is coated or impregnated with sugar, so as to preEXPLOSIVES. serve a granular constitution, and ...

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 previewArms & Explosives (1899)

TONITE Is a most efficient and economical blasting agent, and is largely in demand. It is exempt from freezing and the consequent dangerous process of thawing. THE COMPANY ALSO MANUFACTURE AND SUPPLY GELIGNITE. GELATINE ...

Google previewGeneral Information Series (1891)

Information from abroad

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

Google previewUres̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1879)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure, Robert Hunt, Frederick William Rudler

The following has been re ceived from the works at Favershsm in answer to an inquiry respecting the name :—— ' The word tonite is a misnomer altogether, and ought never to be used, the proper title of the explosive being ' cotton powder,'; ...

Google previewTransactions (1885)

by Technical Society of the Pacific Coast

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 previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1891)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Tonite is a mixture of about equal weights of gnn-cotton and barium nitrate ; the gun-cotton is pulped, the mixture compressed into cartridges having a central cavity to receive the fulminate detonator. 100 Ibs. trinitrocellulose would require 79'3 ...

Google previewA manual on explosives (1916)

by Albert R. J. Ramsey, Hubert Claude Weston

TONITE is a blasting explosive, made in three qualities, and which is essentially a mixture of guncotton and a nitrate, preferably that of potassium or barium. The gun-cotton used is manufactured in the manner described hereinafter in Chapter ...

Google previewDictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines ... [ed] by Robert Hunt ... (1878)

by Andrew Ure

The following has been received from the works at Faversham in answer to an inquiry respecting the name : — ' The word tonite is a misnomer altogether, and ought never to be used, the proper title of the explosive being ' cotton powder,' and ...

Google previewThe miner's handbook (1893)

by John Milne

Tonite is a mixture of barium nitrate and gtra cotton. Koburlte is a mixture of ammonium nitrate and chloro-nitro- benzine. Used in the Wigan coal district. Securile is nearly the same at Roburite and Bellite. Bellite is a mixture of ammonium ...

Google previewMiners' Pocket-book (1897)

A Reference Book for Miners, Mine Surveyors, Geologists, Mineralogists, Millmen, Assayers, Metallurgists, and Metal Merchants ... by Charles George Warnford Lock

TONITE Is a most efficient and economical blasting agent and is largely in demand ...

Google previewA Short Account of Explosives (1917)

by Arthur Marshall

The explosive thus made is called Tonite. That manufactured by the Cotton Powder Co. ,consists of equal parts of guncotton and barium nitrate, and is made in the form of cylindrical compressed cartridges, but it is not used very much now.

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 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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1902)

by Chalmers Watson

Gun-cotton, tonite, gelignite, and carbouite evolve a fairly large percentage of carbon monoxide, and are therefore dangerous when exploded in places where the ventilation is defective. The headache complained of after the firing of the high ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia: Swastika to Zyrianovsk and index (1896)

America, ais Venice White, Baryta Tonite, Blasting Tungabhadra, Toombudra Venner, Fifth Monarchy Men Tonsilitis, Quinsy Tunguragua, Ecuador, Amazon, 2 <yy Ventricle, Heart Tonsils, Digestion, 813 Tunnage, Customs Duties Verneuil, ...

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