explosive

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • adjective able to or designed to burst or explode
  • adjective causing a rapid increase

Aviation

  • adjective referring to something having the nature of an explosion
  • noun a substance, especially a prepared chemical, that explodes or causes explosions, e.g. Semtex

Construction

  • Any device or chemical compound whose primary function is to produce an explosion.

Military

  • adjective liable to cause an outburst of violent behaviour
  • noun an explosive substance
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