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Categories: Chinese inventions, archived copy as title, Hazardous materials, Explosives
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explosive  explosive material
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A chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck WordNet 3.0
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A chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
An explosive is a reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion if released suddenly, usually accompanied by the production of light, heat, sound, and pressure. Wikipedia
Reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion Wikidata
A substance, such as trinitrotoluene, or a mixture, such as gunpowder, that is characterized by chemical stability but may be made to undergo rapid chemical change without an outside source of oxygen, whereupon it produces a large quantity of energy generally accompanied by the evolution of hot gases. OmegaWiki