explosive


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adjective Violent, sudden, rapid
noun A chemical that causes a sudden, virtually instantaneous release of pressure, gas, and heat when subjected to sudden shock, altered pressure, or high temperature; explosives in the context of terrorism or violent acts include pipe bombs, hand-grenades, dynamite, and C-4 plastic explosives

explosive

Occupational safety A chemical that causes a sudden, virtually instantaneous release of pressure, gas, and heat when subjected to sudden shock, altered pressure, or high temperature; explosives seen in the context of terrorism or violent acts include pipe bombs, hand-grenades, dynamite, detonators, C-4 plastic explosives Psychology See Explosive personality, Explosive syndrome.
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He said this while showing his reservations that due to unavailability of explosives in Muslim Bagh the mine owners were buying explosives from Peshin.
Seventeen defendants are standing trial in connection to the case, including a 32-year-old Bahraini who said the weapons and explosives were carried by boat from Iran to Nabih Saleh, an island near Sitra, in December 2016.
"This (NBI operation) started with the information that wide-scale distribution and sale of illegal explosives were being undertaken in the area of Compostela Valley," said Lavin.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "Detonating explosives release toxic gases, primarily oxides of nitrogen and carbon monoxide.
Consequently, the LPG industry is compelled to pay the fee to Ogra inspectors and to third-party inspectors of the explosives department.
The communique said explosive weapons used in populated areas are causing deaths, injuries and traumas to civilian victims and damage essential infrastructure.
The explosives and ammunition were buried in the Akhun Zafar Baba Graveyard in the Khwajawas police station area of Shabqadar.
In a fairly (http://www.kktv.com/content/news/COS-Middle-school-student-claims-he-has-explosives-following-fight-404133236.html) similar incident, police officials and bomb squad members had searched a student's place in Colorado in December after he claimed that he had explosives in his bedroom. The boy who remained unidentified revealed to the police officials that he had explosives after he got in a fight with fellow students from his school. Further investigations into the matter revealed that though the boy was carrying materials that could be used to create explosive devices, they didn't work. 
He also allegedly compiled a library of terrorism documents, including instructions on how to make explosives and tactics used by terrorist organisations.
The source said that the explosives were dismantled and investigation is underway to reveal all information related to the discovered explosives.
Although the binary chemicals are benign prior to being mixed, the final product is an explosive compound that rivals some military explosives.