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  • noun UK Alternative spelling of oxidizer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a substance that oxidizes another substance


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  • To do that you need to carry the oxidiser with you and that increases the take-off weight to where a runway capable reusable craft with a reasonable payload becomes problematic.

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  • Based on the circumstances surrounding the ban, I would suggest that it has to do with the amount of concentrated hydrogen peroxide necessary to make carbon/oxidiser explosives sufficient to down an airplane.

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  • It burns quite happily underwater, or soaked in foam, it contains its own oxidiser.

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  • It burns quite happily underwater, or soaked in foam, it contains its own oxidiser.

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  • Ammonpulver Ammonpulver is a German name given to a low explosive fuel oxidiser mix containing solely ammonium nitrate and charcoal, this composition contains an enourmous amount of energy for a simple physical mix with power close to that of double base powder containing a considerable amount of nitroglycerine.

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  • Ammonium berchlorate, NH4ClO4 -- Oxidiser Used as an oxidiser in solid rocket fuels, most notably the solid booster rockets for the Space Shuttle.

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  • Peroxide of hydrogen is a weak oxidiser, and therefore, although (p. 035) strong enough to destroy the colouring matter of the fibre is not strong enough to decompose the fibre itself.

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  • It will burn a mixture of solid propellant (HTPB, or hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene) and liquid oxidiser (high-test peroxide, HTP) for 20 seconds.

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  • Cosworth, which manufactures power units for several cars on the F1 grid, are making one of their CA2010 engines available just to drive the Falcon's oxidiser pump.

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  • An emulsion explosive comprises oil and an oxidiser (water phase), which are refined to produce a fine blend of droplets in a continuous oil phase.

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