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  1. low explosiveand explosive with a velocity of detonation greater than 1,000 meters per second; examples include dynamite and RDX

          

  2. oxidizing agenta cordlike explosive containing a core of high-explosive materials, usually PETN; also called primacord

          

  3. secondary explosivea high explosive that is easily detonated by heat, shock, or friction

          

  4. detonationa very rapid oxidation reaction accomanied by the generation of a low-intensity pressure wave that can disrupt the surroundings.

          

  5. black powdernormally, a mixture of potassium nitrate, carbon, and sulfur in the ratio 75/15/10

          

  6. high explosiveand explosive with a velocity of detonation greater than 1,000 meters per second; examples include dynamite and RDX

          

  7. smokeless powder (single-based)an explosive consisting of a mixture of nitrocellulose and nitroglycerin

          

  8. primary explosiveand explosive with a velocity of detonation greater than 1,000 meters per second; examples include dynamite and RDX

          

  9. smokeless powder (double-based)an explosive consisting of nitrocellulose

          

  10. detonating corda cordlike explosive containing a core of high-explosive materials, usually PETN; also called primacord

          

  11. deflagrationan extremely rapid oxidation reaction accompanied by a violent disruptive effect and an intense, high-speed shock wave

          

  12. X-ray diffractionan extremely rapid oxidation reaction accompanied by a violent disruptive effect and an intense, high-speed shock wave

          

  13. explosiona chemical or mechanical action caused by combustion, accompanied by creation of heat and rapid expansion of gases

          

  14. safety fusean extremely rapid oxidation reaction accompanied by a violent disruptive effect and an intense, high-speed shock wave