Meaning of EXPLOSIVE in English

n. 25B6; adjective

explosive gases : VOLATILE, inflammable, flammable, combustible, incendiary.

Marco's explosive temper : FIERY, stormy, violent, volatile, angry, passionate, tempestuous, turbulent, touchy, irascible, hot-headed, short-tempered.

an explosive situation : TENSE, (highly) charged, overwrought; dangerous, perilous, hazardous, sensitive, delicate, unstable, volatile.

explosive population growth : SUDDEN, dramatic, rapid; mushrooming, snowballing, escalating, rocketing, accelerating.

25B6; noun they blast out the rock with explosive. : See list.


amatol lyddite

cordite nitroglycerine

dynamite plastic explosive

fuel-air explosive plastique

gelignite RDX

gun cotton Semtex

gunpowder trinitrotoluene (TNT)

high explosive (HE)

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