Sentence Examples


  • It is decomposed by water with explosive violence.
  • Explosive alloys have been formed by H.
  • Brugnatelli, who found in 1798 that if silver be dissolved in nitric acid and the solution added to spirits of wine, a white, highly explosive powder was obtained.
  • The use of mercuric fulminate as a detonator dates from about 1814, when the explosive cap was invented.
  • Torpedoing The explosive employed is generally nitroglycerin, Wells.