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Explosive

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Explosive

1. An explosive agent; a compound or mixture susceptible of a rapid chemical reaction, as gunpowder, or nitro-glycerine.

2. A sound produced by an explosive impulse of the breath; one of consonants p, b, t, d, k, g, which are sounded with a sort of explosive power of voice.