high explosive definition

  • noun:
    • An explosive, including TNT, that combusts almost instantaneously, thus producing a violent, shattering effect.
    • Any effective chemical explosive that, upon detonation, produces gas at a very higher rate, thus producing a rather violent impact.
    • a powerful substance explosive that produces fuel at an extremely higher level
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