from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An explosive, such as TNT, that combusts nearly instantaneously, thereby producing a violent, shattering effect.
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- n. Any powerful chemical explosive that, upon detonation, produces gas at a very high rate, thereby producing a very violent effect.
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- n. a powerful chemical explosive that produces gas at a very high rate
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