Tonite

• (n.) An explosive compound; a preparation of gun cotton.
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Tonite

[explosive] 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. According to `Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise` by P. Gerald Sanford (available via Project Gutenberg):- `The products of perfectly detonated gun-cotton may be expresse...
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Tonite

Ton'ite noun [ Confer L. tonare to thunder.] An explosive compound; a preparation of gun cotton.
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Tonite

Tonite was a series of explosives prepared by the Cotton Powder Company. The tonite explosives were distinct in all containing barium nitrate as the oxidiser. Many of the tonite explosives included guncotton in their ingredients. One particular form of tonite detonated with a very loud noise and was used in the heads of sound signal rockets.
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