explosive mixture

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Noun1.explosive mixture - a mixture that is explosive
blasting gelatin - mixture of guncotton with nitroglycerin
explosive - a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
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Miss Ophelia sat for a moment, as if she had swallowed some explosive mixture, and were ready to burst.
Which explosive mixture of nitroglycerine and kieselguhr was devised by Alfred Nobel?
It is the explosive mixture of radicalism and populism, quite characteristic of Khomeinist ideology, that has driven the Houthi leadership down the path of trying to revive the Imamate in north Yemen.
The final script, which is based on three years' painstaking research, is an explosive mixture of reality and fiction which deals not only with Guzman's obsession to escape the poverty of his childhood but also with government corruption in Mexico.
An angry immigrant population and a strident right-wing political faction in a country awash with guns has created a toxic and explosive mixture.
Binary explosives are those which are comprised of two separate chemicals, neither of which are considered explosives by themselves, but create an explosive mixture when combined.
A static or electric charge could build within the sheets, possibly leading to a spark or explosive mixture at the location of the heat exchanger--a danger that eliminated any possibility of hazardous location use for this design of HX.
In 1998, Keane himself pleaded guilty to having 980lb of an explosive mixture and devices, with the intent to endanger life or enable another to do so, at Dun Laoghaire Port on April 2 of the same year.
The burger definitely felt much fresher than usual, and the wider variety of toppings created an explosive mixture of flavours, but it still retained that signature McDonald's taste.
He had a terrorists' handbook, which provided instructions for assembling a chlorate-based explosive mixture then common in terror devices.
The author, Gregory Koblentz, claims South Asia as the region "most at risk of a breakdown in strategic stability due to an explosive mixture of unresolved territorial disputes, cross-border terrorism, and growing nuclear arsenals.

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