lyddite definition

  • noun:
    • An explosive consisting mainly of picric acid.
    • An explosive consisting mostly of picric acid
    • a top explosive consisting principally of picric acid, made use of as a shell explosive when you look at the Uk service; -- so-named from proving grounds at Lydd, The united kingdomt.
    • An explosive, consisting of picric acid melted and cast into a shell. It is difficult to detonate.

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