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.
Ultimately that made a highly explosive mixture; but in all these matters risks must be taken and guarded against.
What name is given an explosive mixture of saltpetre, charcoal and sulphur, used in fireworks?
The explosive mixture is sealed on the concave side.
What name is given to an explosive mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal and sulphur?
"The 'N' version of the missile uses a Metal Augmented Charge warhead that contains a thermobaric explosive fill using aluminum with the explosive mixture," according to Drone Wars.
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.
Comp B containing 59.5 % RDX / 39.5 % TNT and about 1% paraffin wax is a melt cast explosive mixture. In order to recover RDX and TNT from US Comp B explosive sample through solvent based technique , the solubility of RDX and TNT per 100 g of solvent was studied at temperature range of 20-25oC from Table-1 and Table-2 respectively [12].
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.

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