TNT is Trinitro Toluene. It is highly explosive substance.  It is manufactured by the action of concentrated nitric acid on toluene.
Explosive power is measured in terms of TNT:
RDX- Research Department Explosive is a highly explosive substance
PETN- Penta Erythritol Tetra Nitrate is more lethal and deadly explosive than RDX.
Gun cotton (nitro cellulose is a powerful explosive formed by the action of nitric acid on cellulose, used in the manufacture of gunpowder.

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