Alane vs Amatol - What's the difference?

alane | amatol |


As nouns the difference between alane and amatol

is that alane is while amatol is a high explosive made from a mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene.

alane

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (inorganic compound) aluminium hydride, AlH3
  • (organic chemistry) Any organic derivative of this compound
  • Usage notes

    This is the current IUPAC name, but is to be replaced by alumane because the systematically derived name of the -AlH2 group would be alanyl which is already used as a derivative of alanine.

    amatol

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • A high explosive made from a mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene