American explosive

American explosive

[ə′mer·ə·kən ik′splō·siv]
(materials)
One of many explosives that have passed U.S. Bureau of Mines tests and are used under certain conditions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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