ammonium perchlorate explosive

ammonium perchlorate explosive

[ə′mōn·yəm pər′klȯr‚āt ik′splō·siv]
(materials)
Any of several compositions consisting of ammonium perchlorate in combination with a high explosive and powdered metal; produces powerful blast.
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