Sentence Examples


  • It is decomposed by water with explosive violence.
  • Explosive alloys have been formed by H.
  • Torpedoing The explosive employed is generally nitroglycerin, Wells.
  • Debray in the case of rhodium, iridium and ruthenium, which evolve heat when they are dissolved in zinc. When the solution of the rhodium-zinc alloy is treated with hydrochloric acid, a residue is left which undergoes a change with explosive violence if it be heated in vacuo to 400°.
  • The thermochemical properties of the constituents of an explosive will assign an upper limit to the volume, temperature and pressure of the gas produced by the combustion; but much experiment is required in addition.