Definition of Explosive compound
1. Noun. A compound that is explosive.
Generic synonyms: Explosive
Lexicographical Neighbors of Explosive Compound
Literary usage of Explosive compound
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Druggist (1885)
"explosive compound. "Whilst transacting business with a chemist in the town, I was witness to a most curious and unexpected experiment. ..."
2. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1812)
"That there is a considerable analogy between ilia action pear to arise of the explosive compound, and that of the chlorine and eu- chlorine, separated in a ..."
3. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1852)
"Firing explosive compound!. — For this purpose, the patentee! employ an apparatus, tube, or holder, containing a compound of a highly explosive nature (such ..."
4. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1852)
"The manufacture of fuses with an internal thread or threads of fibrous material, saturated with an explosive compound for communicating fire to the charge. ..."
5. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1851)
"GUN-COTTON, AND NEW explosive compound. GUN-COTTON dissolved in ether has, ... New Explosive. Compound, — The following is the recipe for a new explosive ..."