tritonal


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tritonal

[′trīt·ən‚al]
(materials)
An explosive composed of 80% trinitrotoluene (TNT) and 20% powdered aluminum; can be melt-loaded, and is used in bombs for its blast effect.
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A tecnica utilizada foi descendente-ascendente, e o criterio de normalidade foi de limiares auditivos ate 25 dB NA, conforme a media tritonal (MTT) das frequencias de 500, 1000 e 2000 Hz [12].
These bombs contain roughly 550 pounds of a high explosive compound known as tritonal, and thanks to tail fuse delays, the bomb's detonation is stalled until it reaches its intended underground target.
It was first tested with the explosive tritonal on March 11, 2003 at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
Colours Presents Digital Society The Arches, Glasgow Digital Society brings you a huge host of DJs from the world of trance, including Tritonal for their first Scottish gig.
Forty-nine people reported to a hospital emergency room for treatment of injuries, most after breathing smoke and gases burning tritonal.
The latest studies on Catalan intonation within the AM model (Prieto, Aguilar, Mascara, Torres-Tamarit and Vanrell 2008 and Prieto in press) have proposed a system of intonational notation for Catalan (Cat_ToBI) which includes new descriptive units in the inventory of tones, such as the presence of bitonal and even tritonal boundary tones (LH%, HL%, LHL%) as well as an M (mid) boundary tone.
Again, however, it does not necessarily require tritonal or depleted uranium.
However, this one sortie had the potential of achieving the primary objective of Iraqi Freedom with a fin kit and 2,000 pounds of tritonal bomb casings.
Very often, analytical observations seem to be made just for the sake of analysis, without a statement of the method or goal: "The scherzo [of sibelius's Fourth Symphony] reverses this process, beginning with a deceptively simple theme on oboe, in traditionally pastoral F major transmuted into the Lydian mode, so that its fourth is again tritonal.
As shown in (5), it looks as if a tritonal pitch accent would be possible, though Grice (1995b) specifies that branching may take place maximally at one level within a hierarchical pitch accent, either at the PA node or at the strong supertone node, but not both.