Meaning of trinitrobenzene

tri•ni•tro•ben•zene

Pronunciation: (trī-nī"trō-ben'zēn, -ben-zēn'), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. any of three yellow crystalline compounds having the formula CHNO, capable of more explosive power and requiring more impact than TNT. Also called
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