ammonium picrate


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ammonium picrate

[ə′mōn·yəm ′pik‚rāt]
(organic chemistry)
NH4C6H2O(NO2)3 Compound with stable yellow and metastable red forms of orthorhombic crystals; used as a military explosive for armor-piercing shells.
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