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  • It is decomposed by water with explosive violence.
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  • Torpedoing The explosive employed is generally nitroglycerin, Wells.
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  • Explosive mixtures of marsh-gas and air may be fired by an unprotected light.
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  • Debray in the case of rhodium, iridium and ruthenium, which evolve heat when they are dissolved in zinc. When the solution of the rhodium-zinc alloy is treated with hydrochloric acid, a residue is left which undergoes a change with explosive violence if it be heated in vacuo to 400°.
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  • These sodium salts are crystalline solids which are readily soluble in water and are very explosive.
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  • The vapour mixed with oxygen or air is violently explosive.
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  • The mononitroglycerin also exists in two forms, neither of which is strictly speaking explosive.
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  • The solid variety prepared by Staedel forms colourless, prismatic crystals which melt at -2° C.; it is decomposed with explosive violence by platinum sponge, and traces of manganese dioxide.
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  • The dilute aqueous solution is very unstable, giving up oxygen readily, and decomposing with explosive violence at 100° C. An aqueous solution containing more than 1.5% hydrogen peroxide reacts slightly acid.
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  • Ethyl nitrate, C2H5.0N02, is a colourless liquid which boils at 86.3° C. It is prepared by the action of nitric acid on ethyl alcohol (some urea being added to the nitric acid, in order to destroy any nitrous acid that might be produced in secondary reactions and which, if not removed, would cause explosive decomposition of the ethyl nitrate).
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  • In several of these it appears not unlikely that the recurrent explosive liberations of energy in the muscle tissue are not secondary to recurrent explosions in nerve cells, but are attributable to decompositions arising sua sponte in the chemical substances of the muscle cells themselves in the course of their living.
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  • When the war commenced the War Office and the army were full of explosive and inaccurate ideas regarding the Press.
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  • Amidotetrazotic acid yields addition compounds with amines, and by the further action of nitrous acid yields a very explosive derivative, diazotetrazol, CN 3.
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  • It decomposes with explosive violence when heated rapidly.
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  • Thus the declaration of Paris, 1856 (to which, however, the United States, Venezuela and Bolivia have not yet formally acceded), prohibits the use of privateers and protects the commerce of neutrals; the Geneva conventions, 1864 and 1906, give protection to the wounded and to those in attendance upon them; the St Petersburg declaration, 1868, prohibits the employment of explosive bullets weighing less than 400 grammes; and the three Hague declarations of 1899 prohibit respectively (I) the launching of projectiles from balloons, (2) the use of projectiles for spreading harmful gases, and (3) the use of expanding bullets.
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  • At ordinary temperatures it unites directly with many other elements; thus with hydrogen, combination takes place in direct sunlight with explosive violence; arsenic, antimony, thin copper foil and phosphorus take fire in an atmosphere of chlorine, forming the corresponding chlorides.
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  • Sulphur, phosphorus, carbon compounds, and the alkali metals react violently with the gas, taking fire with explosive decomposition.
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  • As this oxide is a dangerous explosive, great care must be taken in its preparation; the chlorate is finely powdered and added in the cold, in small quantities at a time, to the acid contained in a retort.
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  • It can be liquefied, the liquid boiling at 9.9° C., and on further cooling it solidifies at - 79° C. It is very explosive, being resolved into its constituents by influence of light, on warming, or on application of shock.
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  • The silver and lead salts are unstable, being decomposed with explosive violence at 100° C. On adding a caustic alkali solution to one of chlorine peroxide, a mixture of a chlorite and a chlorate is obtained.
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  • It is a very powerful oxidizing agent; wood and paper in contact with the acid inflame with explosive violence.
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  • Society at large was hardly aware that an intellectual force of stupendous magnitude and incalculable explosive power had been created by the new learning.
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  • This solution absorbs acetylene with the precipitation of red cuprous acetylide, Cu 2 C 2, a very explosive compound.
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  • Oxygen rapidly converts it into a white explosive solid.
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  • The more important picric powders are melinite, believed to be a mixture of fused picric acid and gun-cotton; lyddite, the British service explosive, and shimose, the Japanese powder, both supposed to be identical with the original melinite; Brugere's powder, a mixture of 54 parts of ammonium picrate and 45 parts of saltpetre; Designolle's powder, composed of potassium picrate, saltpetre and charcoal; and emmensite, invented by Stephen Emmens, of the United States.
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  • It is very unstable, a scratch causing it instantaneously to pass into the stable form with explosive violence and the development of much heat.
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  • The town, apart from its transit trade and the industries connected therewith, has some manufactures - jam and confectionery works; oil, candle and explosive works; saw and flour mills; tanneries, &c. It has an excellent water supply.
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  • Fulminating silver is an extremely explosive black powder, first obtained in 1788 by Berthelot, who acted with ammonia on silver oxide (prepared by adding lime water to a silver solution).
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  • The nitride AgN3, silver azoimide, is also highly explosive.
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  • (2) Argenti oxidum, incompatible with chlorides, organic substances, phenol, creosote, &c., with which it forms explosive compounds.
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  • A few months after his return, through Germany, to London in 1815, he was induced to take up the question of constructing a miner's safety lamp. Experiments with samples of fire-damp sent from Newcastle soon taught him that "explosive mixtures of mine-damp will not pass through small apertures or tubes"; and in a paper read before the Royal Society on the 9th of November he showed that metallic tubes, being better conductors of heat, were superior to glass ones, and explained that the heat lost by contact with a large cooling surface brought the temperature of the first portions of gas exploded below that required for the firing of the other portions.
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  • The latter is still active; in 1906 a new cone rose between the two earlier islets, and in 1907 still another: these were nearly demolished by an explosive eruption on the 1st of September 1907.
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  • With the other elements it unites to form bromides, often with explosive violence; phosphorus detonates in liquid bromine and inflames in the vapour; iron is occasionally used to absorb bromine vapour, potassium reacts energetically, but sodium requires to be heated to 200° C. The chief use of bromine in analytical chemistry is based upon the oxidizing action of bromine water.
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  • The neighbourhood affords pasture for large flocks of sheep. On the land known as the Rypes, in the neighbourhood, there is a military camp, with artillery and rifle ranges; hence the name given to the explosive "lyddite."
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  • It slowly reacts with cold water to form phosphorous acid; but with hot water it is energetically decomposed, giving much red phosphorus or the suboxide being formed with an explosive evolution of spontaneously inflammable phosphoretted hydrogen; phosphoric acid is also formed.
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  • It is decomposed by chlorine in the presence of sunlight, with explosive violence.
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  • There was little explosive action, and few of the volcanic vents can now be traced.
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  • As for v, it has a marked tendency to become confounded, especially as an initial letter, with the sonant explosive b; Joseph Scaligers punbibere est vivere--is applicable to the Castilians as well as to the Gascons.
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  • Before an explosive, 1, r, d are often represented by i: saiga (saiga), vaiga (valga), laigo (iargo), maire (madre), paire (padre).
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  • On the other hand, Portuguese has a large n.urnber of strong diphthongs produced by the attraction of an i in hiatus or the resolution of an explosive into i: raiba (r a b I a),feira (fer i a), frito (f a c t u m), seixo (sax u m), osto (oct 0).
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  • The pure acid may be obtained by fractional distillation as a colourless liquid of very unpleasant smell, boiling at 30° C., and extremely explosive.
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  • All the salts are explosive and readily interact with the alkyl iodides.
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  • Raschig (Be y ., 1908, 4 1, p. 4 1 94) as a highly explosive colourless gas on acidifying a mixture of sodium azide and hypochlorite with acetic or boric acid.
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  • He wanted to make a record more visceral and explosive then the more stylized, European, and intricately arranged Alice and Blood Money.
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  • This closeness had increased the difficulty of firing explosive shells into enemy positions before an infantry assault.
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  • When they have a complete buffoon as prime minister, the combination is explosive.
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  • A revetted component store with corrugated asbestos cladding still stands in a wooded area to the west of the high explosive magazines.
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  • Most common substances which are combustible such as wood dust can become explosive but mineral dusts, being non combustible, cannot.
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  • We also support addressing the issue of explosive remnants of war in the context of strengthening the convention.
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  • This explosive sound is often called " explosive decompression.
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  • Sharon seems implicated tho when she wakes up covered in water and with an explosive detonator in her kit bag.
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  • Most terrorist bombs are improvised and so are known as improvised explosive devices or IEDs.
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  • The ship had been installed with explosive devices to sink it, should there be a serious problem.
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  • Quick explosive bounds over distances of 30 to 60 meters are very beneficial toward speed endurance training.
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  • The explosive activity last culminated with the Minoan eruption at ca.
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  • A more violent explosive eruption can happen in near future.
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  • Part of the volcano is formed by gentle lava flows and part by explosive ash eruptions.
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  • Arabs are now in the majority throughout - creating a potentially explosive mix.
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  • Artistically brilliant and politically explosive, it was, above all, superb theater.
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  • For several centuries gunpowder was the only explosive used in military mining.
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  • Its whale hunters armed with explosive harpoons are on a six-week mission backed by their government to kill 38 minkes.
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  • Explosive, scolding and harsh notes are so intermingled with its song that the psychological meaning of its varied utterance is obscure.
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  • Explosive invasion of plant mitochondria by a group I intron.
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  • There's an explosive comic strip set on a volcanic island.
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  • The player will hurtle through six action-packed levels using a variety of explosive weaponry including rapid-fire machine guns and lasers.
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  • In terms of of ' 1st mover advantage ' such benefits should not be ignored in such an explosive emerging marketplace.
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  • If this is not true can somebody explain how the detonation of a small amount of TNT can produce megatons of explosive force?
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  • A fiery, explosive mixture is now ready for the spark.
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  • High speed explosive motorboats were to blast breaches in the protective booms and nets allowing two SLCs to penetrate the harbor.
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  • Ottawa parties must either give up all explosive munitions or withdraw from the treaty.
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  • For measuring explosive power & efficiency in the lower limb extensor muscles.
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  • During the unit's handling and employment of explosive ordnance, commanders must be involved in implementing proper countermeasures for safe mission accomplishment.
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  • Photon torpedoes - what have explosive coffins got to do with photon torpedoes - what have explosive coffins got to do with photons?
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  • Fierce fighting went on all evening with high explosive shells ripping into thick armor plating.
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  • We need to deal with other explosive remnants of war.
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  • And when the telephone repairman arrives to mend the broken line, his innocent yet irresistible male beauty has explosive consequences.
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  • The plants have an explosive flowering trait and are extremely resinous.
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  • Posada was arrested and found with 33 pounds of C-4 plastic explosive and given an eight-year prison sentence for " endangering public safety " .
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  • What it is not is a steel shard resulting from the explosion of a high explosive shell.
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  • His headache pounded, tangled skeins of explosive truth binding him.
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  • There are rapid firing squibs, explosive squibs, armour-piercing squibs, guided squibs and even squibs that cause enemies to inflate.
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  • He wanted subtle looking cymbals with explosive sounds that would be focused, cutting, and musical.
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  • This combination of explosive power imaginative theatrics and traditional story telling has produced a show for which there is no parallel.
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  • Photon torpedoes - what have explosive coffins got to do with photons?
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  • For 30 minutes no manakins called then the explosive note tore out of the tangled gully undergrowth.
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  • The crew put on their German naval uniforms, the German ensign was hoisted and explosive charges detonated.
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  • It outlines how results from research at Soufriere Hills, Montserrat and Mount St Helens are beginning to transform the understanding of explosive volcanism.
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  • Wouldn't he think he needs to acquire explosive weaponry and arsenals and what not.
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  • In areas of dense scrub and bushes, the explosive songs of Cetti's Warblers may be heard almost year-round.
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  • Mercuric fulminate is less explosive than the silver salt, and forms white needles (with 2H 2 O) which are tolerably soluble in water.
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  • Jowitschitsch (Ann., 1906, 347, p. 2 33) inclines to Scholl's formula; he found that the synthetic silver salt of glyoxime peroxide resembled silver fulminate in yielding hydroxylamine with hydrochloric acid, but differed in being less explosive, and in being soluble in nitric acid.
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  • Many points in the development and mechanism of the nematocyst are disputed, but it is tolerably certain (I) that the cnidocil is of sensory nature, and that stimulation, by contact with prey or in other ways, causes a reflex discharge of the nematocyst; (2) that the discharge is an explosive change whereby the in-turned thread is suddenly everted and turned inside out, being thus shot through the opening in the outer wall of the capsule, and forced violently into the tissues of the prey, or, it may be, of an enemy; (3) that the thread inflicts not merely a mechanical wound, but instils an irritant poison, numbing and paralysing in its action.
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  • Debray in the case of rhodium, iridium and ruthenium, which evolve heat when they are dissolved in zinc. When the solution of the rhodium-zinc alloy is treated with hydrochloric acid, a residue is left which undergoes a change with explosive violence if it be heated in vacuo to 400°.
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  • The observation that acetylene can be resolved into its constituents by detonation is due to Berthelot, who started an explosive wave in it by firing a charge of o�i gram of mercury fulminate.
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  • (See Ex Plosives.) The explosive cordite is adopted in the British service; it derives the name from its appearance as cord in short lengths, the composition being squeezed in a viscous state through the hole in a die, and the cordite is designated in size by the number of hundredths of an inch in the diameter of the hole.
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  • The solid variety prepared by Staedel forms colourless, prismatic crystals which melt at -2° C.; it is decomposed with explosive violence by platinum sponge, and traces of manganese dioxide.
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  • The dilute aqueous solution is very unstable, giving up oxygen readily, and decomposing with explosive violence at 100° C. An aqueous solution containing more than 1.5% hydrogen peroxide reacts slightly acid.
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  • Ethyl nitrate, C2H5.0N02, is a colourless liquid which boils at 86.3° C. It is prepared by the action of nitric acid on ethyl alcohol (some urea being added to the nitric acid, in order to destroy any nitrous acid that might be produced in secondary reactions and which, if not removed, would cause explosive decomposition of the ethyl nitrate).
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  • It can be liquefied, the liquid boiling at 9.9° C., and on further cooling it solidifies at - 79° C. It is very explosive, being resolved into its constituents by influence of light, on warming, or on application of shock.
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  • The silver and lead salts are unstable, being decomposed with explosive violence at 100° C. On adding a caustic alkali solution to one of chlorine peroxide, a mixture of a chlorite and a chlorate is obtained.
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  • With the other elements it unites to form bromides, often with explosive violence; phosphorus detonates in liquid bromine and inflames in the vapour; iron is occasionally used to absorb bromine vapour, potassium reacts energetically, but sodium requires to be heated to 200° C. The chief use of bromine in analytical chemistry is based upon the oxidizing action of bromine water.
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  • 100.00 These elements in tar are built up into an enormous number of compounds (see Coal Tar), and its value as a by-product may be gathered from the fact that on fractional distillation it yields - (I) benzene and its homologues, from which aniline, the source of most of the coal-tar colours, can be derived; (2) carbolic acid, from which picric acid, used as a dye, a powerful explosive, and to give the bitter flavour to some kinds of beer, is made, also many most valuable disinfectants; (3) naphthalene, used for disinfecting, and also as the "Albo-carbon" employed in an enriching burner for gas; (4) pitch, extensively used in path-making, from which such bodies as anthracene and saccharin can be extracted.
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  • The pure acid may be obtained by fractional distillation as a colourless liquid of very unpleasant smell, boiling at 30° C., and extremely explosive.
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  • Pyroclastic fragmental volcanic material that has been blown into the atmosphere by an explosive eruption.
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  • Mercury can react with ammonia to produce an explosive solid.
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  • The ammunition park comprised of a series of revetted magazines for the storage of high explosive and incendiary bombs.
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  • Posada was arrested and found with 33 pounds of C-4 plastic explosive and given an eight-year prison sentence for " endangering public safety ".
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  • It isn't long before his desires become inexorable and he sets out to scupper what he can't have leading to an explosive nail-biting climax.
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  • Paintball is the ultimate outdoor adventure game - an explosive combination of strategy, teamwork, fun - and paint splats !
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  • An aircraft fuelled for a transcontinental or transoceanic flight may have on board fifty or sixty tons of highly explosive fuel.
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  • The uptime state, together with a clear outcome, can help you manage these explosive situations.
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  • Would n't he think he needs to acquire explosive weaponry and arsenals and what not.
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  • In areas of dense scrub and bushes, the explosive songs of Cetti 's Warblers may be heard almost year-round.
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  • A buildup of hydrogen and oxygen in the battery or in the charging area can create an explosive hazard.
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  • Boom Box Tetris is an explosive Tetris game, featuring fire and smoke graphics when you connect three blocks of the same color.
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  • Back then, Longley and Martin used cameras encased in waterproof housing and multiple pounds of highly explosive magnesium flash powder to illuminate their underwater environment.
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  • Irritability: Irritability and anger are slightly different in that anger tends to be more visible and/or explosive, while irritability is a more subtle emotion.
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  • It may turn out to be the only thing needed to stop the situation from becoming explosive.
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  • Using Wilton star tips or multi-opening tips can be helpful because they created scattered effects and can make frosting look explosive and dynamic.
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  • Units in this course include an introduction and course overview, threat and hazard assessment, risk management, explosive blast, layout design guidance, electronic security systems and building design guidance.
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  • These sailboats catapult individuals with the explosive momentum of flying cannonballs.
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  • The nightlife is explosive and provocative, though the one day cruise will not be able to enjoy the extraordinary evening flair of Grand Bahama.
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  • The explosive advent of denim pants onto the scene so many years ago has morphed into the universal fashion star we have known and loved for so many years as 'blue jeans'.
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  • If you did it right, the ball will go down the rail, setting off an unseen explosive.
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  • When he gets near an explosive barrel, shoot it.
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  • Action fans rejoice; Electronic Art's explosive shooter is finally here, but was Black worth the wait?
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  • The environments the game offers do tend to be more destructible than the environments in most shooters, but the majority of it still lies in explosive barrels and propane tanks.
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  • The enemies in Black huddle around explosive barrels like office workers huddling around water coolers, sharing Lost theories.
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  • And no, making an explosive barrel the size of a grain silo doesn't count as innovative.
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  • The environments are well defined and sharp and give you lots of cover and additional ways to kill enemies, like TNT barrels, or explosive detonators.
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  • Bungie's mega-hit Xbox video game is destined for an explosive sequel.
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  • Take the explosive action online with Bomberman Touch.
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  • If you pull the switch next to the Rancor, an explosive box drops and shooting it will make it explode.
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  • It needs some major tweaks to camera angles and the unbalanced ability to demolish an opponent by throwing explosive barrels at them from across the room.
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  • The bulk of Sonic's games are best known for their thrilling sense of speed and adventure, but also ring and emerald collecting as well as explosive boss battles.
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  • When the wick burns all the way down to those explosive sticks, the field detonates and the game ends.
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  • Some of the weapons you have available are: Plasma Baton, AP50, PLM40, Canister Bomb, C4 Explosive and the Turret Gun.
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  • Perhaps the most explosive of the Zelda Wii cheats are the four bomb bag upgrades.
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  • As the diaphragm and other muscles involved in breathing press against the lungs, the glottis suddenly opens, producing an explosive outflow of air at speeds greater than 100 miles (160 km) per hour.
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  • Intermittent explosive disorder involves unusually aggressive and violent outbursts.
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  • Intermittent explosive disorder is characterized by episodes of aggressive and violent outbursts and loss and lack of control of anger.
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  • Often, explosive episodes result in destruction of property, domestic violence, and physical assault, which, in turn, have legal ramifications.
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  • Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is a mental disturbance that is characterized by specific episodes of violent and aggressive behavior that may involve harm to others or destruction of property.
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  • Many psychiatrists do not place intermittent explosive disorder into a separate clinical category but consider it a symptom of other psychiatric and mental disorders.
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  • The doctor will perform a thorough medical examination to determine whether the explosive outburst was related to substance abuse, withdrawal from drugs, head trauma, delirium, or other physical conditions.
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  • The researchers found that although 88 percent of the 253 individuals with IED whom they studied were upset by the results of their explosive outbursts, only 13 percent had ever asked for treatment in dealing with it.
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  • Some researchers consider amok to be a variant of intermittent explosive disorder.
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  • A child who experiences explosive rage may respond well to medication.
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  • The symptoms are usually explosive, watery stools and fever in a very ill-appearing infant.
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  • Ballism-like chorea, but the movements are much larger, more explosive and involve more of the arm or leg.
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  • Violence includes a wide range of behaviors: explosive temper tantrums, physical aggression, fighting, and threats or attempts to hurt others (including homicidal thoughts).
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  • The photo made its way into the layout, garnering explosive attention which mainly served to boost SI's circulation, but also resulted in a number of angry letters and cancellations as well.
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  • The 50s and 60s was the most explosive era in swimsuit history, literally.
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  • As the couple begins to plan their wedding, they should continue to discuss problems and conflicts before they become distressing or explosive topics.
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  • Fire drives are explosive, passionate and bold.
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  • He can become so repressed that when his feelings are finally unleashed, the effect can be explosive.
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  • Unfortunately, being a deep and brooding sign as well, Capricorn can almost match Scorpio's explosive fits, so these two signs may prove too similar in this respect.
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  • Aries has quite a temper that tends to be short lived, but explosive.
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  • It may not seem like it, but Virgo can be explosive in the bedroom; this is one time when that famous eye for detail wins him accolades, not condemnation.
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  • The men's and boys' are explosive in the black and white Proto Power and black, white and red Proto Speed and Proto Evade.
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  • The explosive commercial shows various athletes in extreme training situations and then congregating.
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  • Even advance knowledge of the fiery, explosive, jaw-dropping plots typically won't stop them from watching it play out on television.
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  • Yet, her most compelling storylines are those that explore her explosive relationship with matriarch Stephanie.
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  • Michael Savage is a self-proclaimed explosive talk show host whose fervor for passing judgment is well documented.
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  • Since China opened its economy up to international trade, the country has experienced explosive growth.
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  • Internal combustion uses an explosive combustion of gasoline or diesel to operate the piston, cylinder, crankshaft and then the driveshaft of a car.
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  • This kind of training is especially good if you participate in a sport where you need explosive energy, like football or the high jump.
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  • Do one very quick and explosive set of no more than six repetitions of heavy weight.
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  • Anaerobic exercise is explosive training, like lifting weights or jumping.
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  • The key to progress is developing explosive strength in the thighs, hips and calves.
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  • Using your bent leg, propel yourself upward in a sudden, explosive motion as far as you can.
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  • Allow at least one day of rest between agility workouts to recover sufficiently from this type of explosive, challenging movement.
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  • For a band with as explosive a success story as NIN, four years was a long time to wait between albums(though a song for the soundtrack to Lost Highway, "The Perfect Drug", was released in the interval).
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  • This season was quite explosive with plenty of physical altercations between the men as well as Tiffany's growing ego pushing the men to exalt her.
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  • Yet another interesting dynamic on Jerseylicious is that between Olivia and Tracy, who were cast for the show because of their sometimes explosive relationship.
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  • Reality TV wasn't the first time these sisters were brought together in front of a camera, but it seems to be the most explosive.
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  • His weapons include an explosive micro oxygen spray and a laser horn on his forehead.
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  • Kris chuckled, at ease with his brother despite the unprotected penthouse on the top floor of a building that could be easily leveled by a single explosive charge.
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  • The highway department would periodically close the road and, using explosive devices, create slides in a controlled condition, lessening the chance for a surprising and perhaps deadly run loosed by nature on the unsuspecting below.
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  • The free acid, which is obtained by treating the salts with acids, is an oily liquid smelling like prussic acid; it is very explosive, and the vapour is poisonous to about the same degree as that of prussic acid.
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  • Brugnatelli, who found in 1798 that if silver be dissolved in nitric acid and the solution added to spirits of wine, a white, highly explosive powder was obtained.
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  • The use of mercuric fulminate as a detonator dates from about 1814, when the explosive cap was invented.
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  • A revival of Irredentism in connection with the execution of an Austrian deserter named Oberdank, who after escaping into Italy endeavoured to return to Austria with explosive bombs in his possession, and the cordial references to France made by Depretis at Stradella (8th October 1882), prevented the French government from suspecting the existence of the alliance, or from ceasing to strive after a Franco-Italian understanding.
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  • Some of these pass into their elements with explosive violence, owing to the heat generated by their decomposition and the gaseous nature of the products.
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  • It forms a characteristic explosive silver salt on the addition of ammoniacal silver nitrate to its aqueous solution, and an amorphous precipitate which explodes on warming with ammoniacal cuprous chloride.
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  • Among the subjects to which he especially directed his attention were the explosive force of gunpowder, the construction of firearms, and a system of signalling at sea.
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  • It is very explosive, dissolves readily in water and behaves as a dibasic acid.
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  • They discriminate between the red or erythro-salts, which are well crystallized, very explosive and unstable compounds, and which regenerate the colourless nitrolic acid on the addition of dilute mineral acids, and the leuco-salts, which are colourless salts obtained by warming the erythro-salts or by exposing them to direct sunlight.
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  • Crum was probably the first to recognize that some hydrogen atoms of the cellulose had been replaced by an oxide of nitrogen, and this view was supported more or less by other workers, especially Hadow, who appears to have distinctly recognized that at least three compounds were present, the most violently explosive of which constituted the main bulk of the product commonly obtained and known as guncotton.
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  • The explosive wave from the dry guncotton primer is in fact better responded to by the wet compressed material than the dry, and its detonation is somewhat sharper than that of the dry.
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  • It is not necessary for the blocks of wet guncotton to be actually in contact if they be under water, and the peculiar explosive wave can also be conveyed a little distance by a piece of metal such as a railway rail.
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  • When the solution in the strong acid is allowed to stand, some nitric acid is first evolved, and as the temperature rises this is followed by a general decomposition of the substance, though not necessarily an explosive one.
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  • The first attempts to utilize the explosive power of nitroglycerin were made by Nobel in 1863; they were only partially successful until the plan, first applied by General Pictot in 1854, of developing the force of gunpowder in the most rapid manner and to the maximum extent, through initiative detonation, was applied by Nobel to nitroglycerin.
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  • By adopting modern non-sparking motors there is but little danger of igniting explosive gas.
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  • In coal-mines we have to deal with " fire-damp " or marsh gas, and with inflammable coal dust, which form explosive mixtures with air and frequently lead to disastrous explosions resulting in great loss of life.
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  • In many deep mines to-day " explosive rock " has been encountered.
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  • Under such conditions the pillar begins to yield, and fragments of mineral fly off with explosive violence, exactly as a specimen of rock will splinter under pressure in a testing machine.
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  • Fire-damp and dust explosions are caused by the presence of marsh-gas in sufficient quantity to form an explosive mixture, or by a mixture of small percentages of marsh-gas and coal-dust, and in some cases by the presence of coal-dust alone in the air of the mine.
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  • The use of such explosives decreases to some extent the danger from dust explosions; but experiment shows that no efficient explosive is absolutely safe, if used in excessive quantity, or in an improper manner.
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  • Manganese dioxide and sulphuric acid oxidize it to benzoic and o-phthalic acid; potassium chlorate and sulphuric acid breaks the ring; and ozone oxidizes it to the highly explosive white solid named ozo-benzene, C 6 H 6 O 6.
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  • The silver salt decomposes with explosive violence, leaving a residue of the metal.
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  • With concentrated ammonia auric oxide forms a black, highly explosive compound of the composition AuN2H3.3H20, named " fulminating gold "; this substance is generally considered to be Au(NH 2)NH.
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  • Fire-damp when mixed with from four to twelve times its volume of atmospheric air is explosive; but when the proportion is above or below these limits it burns quietly with a pale blue flame.
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  • When acetylene was first introduced on a commercial scale grave fears were entertained as to its safety, it being represented that it had the power of combining with certain metals, more especially copper and silver, to form acetylides of a highly explosive character, and that even with coal gas, which contains less than i %, such copper compounds had been known to be formed in cases where the gas-distributing mains were composed of copper, and that accidents had happened from this cause.
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  • The observation that acetylene can be resolved into its constituents by detonation is due to Berthelot, who started an explosive wave in it by firing a charge of o�i gram of mercury fulminate.
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  • Clowes has shown that it has a wider range of explosive proportions when mixed with air than any of the other combustible gases, the limiting percentages being as follows: - Acetylene .
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  • The catastrophe has been explained as a volcanic eruption, or an explosive outburst of gas and oil stored and accumulating at high pressure.
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  • Many forms of oxyhydrogen lamps have been invented, but the explosive nature of the gaseous mixture rendered them all more or less dangerous.
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  • Chlorine takes fire when passed into ammonia, nitrogen and hydrochloric acid being formed, and unless the ammonia be present in excess, the highly explosive nitrogen chloride NC1 3 is also produced.
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  • Berthelot in 1883 showed that if ammonium nitrate be rapidly heated the following reaction takes place with explosive violence:-2NH 4 NO 3 = 4H20+2N2+ 02.
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  • The explosive used should be of such a character as to throw out or detach masses of rock without much splintering, which would destroy the blocks for slate-making.
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  • The thermochemical properties of the constituents of an explosive will assign an upper limit to the volume, temperature and pressure of the gas produced by the combustion; but much experiment is required in addition.
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  • A pellet of potassium when thrown on water at once bursts out into a violet flame and the burning metal fizzes about on the surface, its extremely high temperature precluding absolute contact with the liquid, exce p t at the very end, when the last remnant, through loss of temperature, is wetted by the water and bursts with explosive violence.
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  • Thus both invertebrate and vertebrate palaeontologists have reached independently the conclusion that the evolution of groups is not continuously at a uniform rate, but that there are, especially in the beginnings of new phyla or at the time of acquisition of new organs, sudden variations in the rate of evolution which have been termed variously " rhythmic," "pulsating," " efflorescent," "intermittent " and even " explosive " (Deperet).
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  • It forms a highly explosive mixture with air or oxygen, especially when in the proportion of two volumes of hydrogen to one volume of oxygen.
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  • The combination would clearly have been explosive.
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  • The pressure of the gas should not be such that it could get into the pipe conveying the airblast, by which an explosive mixture would be formed.
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  • Strauss (q.v.) applied it with explosive effect to the study of the life of Jesus.
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  • It is extremely explosive.
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  • As technology enters its explosive period of growth, with the Internet and associated technologies flourishing in a Moore's-Law-like manner, it will create immense amounts of wealth.
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  • Many people diagnosed with IED appear to have general problems with anger or other impulsive behaviors between explosive episodes.
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  • He spent a few hours setting up the explosive mechanisms and issuing new battle plans for the space war and ordered his ground troops to evacuate the planet.
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  • In Broom there is an explosive machanism; the pressure of the insect visitor on the keel of the corolla causes a sudden release of the stamens and the scattering of a cloud of pollen over its body.
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  • In the newer type (which was first proposed by Andrews for the combustion of gases) the chemical action takes place in a completely closed combustion chamber of sufficient strength to resist the pressure generated by the sudden action, which is often of explosive violence.
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  • Prior to its use as an explosive, its alcoholic solution found application in medicine under the name of glonoin.
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  • The Japanese hand grenades consisted of about 1 lb of high explosive in a tin case; the Russian cases were of all sorts, including old Chinese shell.
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  • But there is no doubt that with very loud explosive sounds the normal velocity is quite considerably exceeded.
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  • Gabriel said nothing, sensing the half-demon's explosive temper was close to the surface.
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