gelignite


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gel·ig·nite

 (jĕl′ĭg-nīt′)
n.
An explosive mixture composed of nitroglycerine, guncotton, wood pulp, and potassium nitrate.

[gel(atin) + Latin ignis, fire + -ite.]

gelignite

(ˈdʒɛlɪɡˌnaɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a type of dynamite in which the nitrogelatine is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and potassium or sodium nitrate. Also called (informal): gelly
[C19: from gel(atine) + Latin ignis fire + -ite1]

gel•ig•nite

(ˈdʒɛl ɪgˌnaɪt)

n.
a high explosive consisting of a gelatinized mass of nitroglycerine with cellulose nitrate added.
(gel (atin) + Latin ign(is) fire + -ite1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gelignite - a type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate
dynamite - an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp
Translations
مادَّه مُتَفَجِّرَه
gelignit
gelignit
gelignit
sprengihlaup
gelignit
jelatinli dinamit

gelignite

[ˈdʒelɪgnaɪt] Ngelignita f

gelignite

[ˈdʒɛlɪgnaɪt] nplastic m

gelignite

gelignite

[ˈdʒɛlɪgˌnaɪt] ngelatina esplosiva, gelignite f

gelignite

(ˈdʒelignait) noun
an explosive. The bandits blew up the bridge with gelignite.
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The raid seized 80 improvised explosive devices, including those triggered by cellphones, radios, mechanical timers, booby-traps and mass and jolt sensitive sensors, containing approximately 1 ton of explosives including gelignite and fabricated explosives.
The day had started with news that two men had died in a gelignite explosion at Abergele, 15 miles from the castle.
Police officers also discovered 150 sticks of gelignite and 100,000 small metal balls - possibly to be used in bombs - as well as a van and clothing suspected to have been used by those involved in the Easter attack.
According to Military Spokesman Brigadier Sumith Atapattu, troops recovered explosives, detonators, gelignite sticks, acid bottles, suicide kits, military uniforms, and terrorist flags from the safe house.
Bomb-making materials, dozens of gelignite sticks and thousands of metal balls were found in a search of a separate house in the same area, the military said.
During the raids, the Sri Lankan police recovered Islamic State uniforms, ISIS flags, 150 Gelignite sticks, 100,000 ball bearings and a drone camera in Sammanthurai, CNN quoted police, as saying.
Industrial gelignite, also known as blasting gelatin or jelly, is regularly used in quarries and mining as an explosive.
Yep, one online shop is actually flogging Taliban terrorist outfits, complete with beard and sticks of fake gelignite for PS32.99.
He says the bombs were made of gelignite, and were planted by two people.
If that is true, Charles Grey was probably standing directly next to the inconspicuous duffel bag or briefcase containing the deadly timer and gelignite left by the bombers.
We need a lingual variety of gelignite or plastique--the kind of incendiary literature, written only by misfits, who have grown up, still dizzy from the fumes, after having melted a platoon of plastic army men with a match.