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explosive
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 3
Part of Speech: noun
1. An explosive agent; a compound or mixture susceptible of a rapid chemical reaction, as gunpowder, or nitro- glycerine.
2. A sound produced by an explosive impulse of the breath; ( Phonetics) one of consonants p, b, t, d, k, g, which are sounded with a sort of explosive power of voice. [ See Guide to Pronunciation, Ã 155- 7, 184.]
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