TNT: Meaning and Definition of


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  1. a yellow, crystalline, water-insoluble, flammable solid, CHNO, derived from toluene by nitration, a high explosive unaffected by ordinary friction or shock: used chiefly in military and other explosive devices, and as an intermediate in the preparation of dye-stuffs and photographic chemicals.
  2. Turner Network Television (a cable television channel).
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