Definition of Fulminate of mercury

1. Noun. A fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps.

Exact synonyms: Fulminating Mercury, Mercury Fulminate
Group relationships: Blasting Cap, Percussion Cap
Generic synonyms: Fulminate



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Literary usage of Fulminate of mercury

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"The material generally used for detonation is fulminate of mercury seventy-five parts, ... fulminate of mercury explodes when heated slowly to 305° F., ..."

2. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"If a train of fulminate of mercury be spread upon a piece of paper, covered with some loose gun powder, in exploding the former the latter will not be ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Forty-five grains of fulminate of mercury, exploded ar- confined on the surface of a piece of ... A fuze containing 9 grains fulminate of mercury, ..."

4. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"After it has been left until the white vapours have disappeared, there appears on the bottom a voluminous whitish powder, which is the fulminate of mercury. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1877)
"... or two atoms of hydrogen are retained (the molecule of fulminic acid being doubled) where a dyad metal occurs, as in the acid fulminate of mercury ..."

6. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"... according to the proportions of the mixture, the duration of the action, the degree of heat employed, &c. Fulminate of Mercury. Mercuric fulminate. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Until recently, fulminate of mercury has always been used for detonators in ... In navies, principally, the fact that fulminate of mercury' is very porous ..."

8. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"The material generally used for detonation is fulminate of mercury seventy-five parts, ... fulminate of mercury explodes when heated slowly to 305° F., ..."

9. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"If a train of fulminate of mercury be spread upon a piece of paper, covered with some loose gun powder, in exploding the former the latter will not be ..."

10. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Forty-five grains of fulminate of mercury, exploded ar- confined on the surface of a piece of ... A fuze containing 9 grains fulminate of mercury, ..."

11. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"After it has been left until the white vapours have disappeared, there appears on the bottom a voluminous whitish powder, which is the fulminate of mercury. ..."

12. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1877)
"... or two atoms of hydrogen are retained (the molecule of fulminic acid being doubled) where a dyad metal occurs, as in the acid fulminate of mercury ..."

13. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"... according to the proportions of the mixture, the duration of the action, the degree of heat employed, &c. Fulminate of Mercury. Mercuric fulminate. ..."

14. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Until recently, fulminate of mercury has always been used for detonators in ... In navies, principally, the fact that fulminate of mercury' is very porous ..."

15. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"The material generally used for detonation is fulminate of mercury seventy-five parts, ... fulminate of mercury explodes when heated slowly to 305° F., ..."

16. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"If a train of fulminate of mercury be spread upon a piece of paper, covered with some loose gun powder, in exploding the former the latter will not be ..."

17. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Forty-five grains of fulminate of mercury, exploded ar- confined on the surface of a piece of ... A fuze containing 9 grains fulminate of mercury, ..."

18. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"After it has been left until the white vapours have disappeared, there appears on the bottom a voluminous whitish powder, which is the fulminate of mercury. ..."

19. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1877)
"... or two atoms of hydrogen are retained (the molecule of fulminic acid being doubled) where a dyad metal occurs, as in the acid fulminate of mercury ..."

20. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"... according to the proportions of the mixture, the duration of the action, the degree of heat employed, &c. Fulminate of Mercury. Mercuric fulminate. ..."

21. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Until recently, fulminate of mercury has always been used for detonators in ... In navies, principally, the fact that fulminate of mercury' is very porous ..."

22. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"The material generally used for detonation is fulminate of mercury seventy-five parts, ... fulminate of mercury explodes when heated slowly to 305° F., ..."

23. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"If a train of fulminate of mercury be spread upon a piece of paper, covered with some loose gun powder, in exploding the former the latter will not be ..."

24. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Forty-five grains of fulminate of mercury, exploded ar- confined on the surface of a piece of ... A fuze containing 9 grains fulminate of mercury, ..."

25. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"After it has been left until the white vapours have disappeared, there appears on the bottom a voluminous whitish powder, which is the fulminate of mercury. ..."

26. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1877)
"... or two atoms of hydrogen are retained (the molecule of fulminic acid being doubled) where a dyad metal occurs, as in the acid fulminate of mercury ..."

27. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"... according to the proportions of the mixture, the duration of the action, the degree of heat employed, &c. Fulminate of Mercury. Mercuric fulminate. ..."

28. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Until recently, fulminate of mercury has always been used for detonators in ... In navies, principally, the fact that fulminate of mercury' is very porous ..."

29. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"The material generally used for detonation is fulminate of mercury seventy-five parts, ... fulminate of mercury explodes when heated slowly to 305° F., ..."

30. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"If a train of fulminate of mercury be spread upon a piece of paper, covered with some loose gun powder, in exploding the former the latter will not be ..."

31. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Forty-five grains of fulminate of mercury, exploded ar- confined on the surface of a piece of ... A fuze containing 9 grains fulminate of mercury, ..."

32. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"After it has been left until the white vapours have disappeared, there appears on the bottom a voluminous whitish powder, which is the fulminate of mercury. ..."

33. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1877)
"... or two atoms of hydrogen are retained (the molecule of fulminic acid being doubled) where a dyad metal occurs, as in the acid fulminate of mercury ..."

34. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"... according to the proportions of the mixture, the duration of the action, the degree of heat employed, &c. Fulminate of Mercury. Mercuric fulminate. ..."

35. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Until recently, fulminate of mercury has always been used for detonators in ... In navies, principally, the fact that fulminate of mercury' is very porous ..."

36. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"The material generally used for detonation is fulminate of mercury seventy-five parts, ... fulminate of mercury explodes when heated slowly to 305° F., ..."

37. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"If a train of fulminate of mercury be spread upon a piece of paper, covered with some loose gun powder, in exploding the former the latter will not be ..."

38. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Forty-five grains of fulminate of mercury, exploded ar- confined on the surface of a piece of ... A fuze containing 9 grains fulminate of mercury, ..."

39. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"After it has been left until the white vapours have disappeared, there appears on the bottom a voluminous whitish powder, which is the fulminate of mercury. ..."

40. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1877)
"... or two atoms of hydrogen are retained (the molecule of fulminic acid being doubled) where a dyad metal occurs, as in the acid fulminate of mercury ..."

41. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"... according to the proportions of the mixture, the duration of the action, the degree of heat employed, &c. Fulminate of Mercury. Mercuric fulminate. ..."

42. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Until recently, fulminate of mercury has always been used for detonators in ... In navies, principally, the fact that fulminate of mercury' is very porous ..."

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