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explosive in Bombs & terrorism topic

explosiveexplosive2 ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable]  SCBa substance that can cause an explosion plastic explosive
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explosiveWhen they searched his vehicle, they found explosives.Clusters of fire bombs falling from the planes, followed by tons of high explosives.I think I would take a train into a siding somewhere and load it with high explosive.Nearby a new chemical industry makes explosives, fertilisers, and nylon fibres.A man and a woman were charged on April 15 with conspiracy to cause explosions and with possession of explosives and arms.He was arrested at his cabin last week on a holding charge of possessing explosives materials.Such explosives would be far more powerful than existing non-nuclear explosives.Collect the explosives, batteries and torch. 20.