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Synonyms and Antonyms of explosive

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explosive

synonym (synonym of explosive)

  • (adj.all)
    liable to lead to sudden change or violence (adj.all)
     

antonym (antonym of explosive)

similar (similar with explosive)

  • liable to lead to sudden change or violence (adj.all)
    lacking stability or fixity or firmness (adj.all)
     
  • serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst (adj.all)
    exploding almost instantaneously (adj.all)
     
  • sudden and loud (adj.all)
    happening without warning or in a short space of time (adj.all)
     

hypernym (explosive IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck (noun.artifact)
    material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules (noun.substance)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF explosive relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a compound that is explosive (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a mixture that is explosive (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an explosive that is used to propel projectiles from guns or to propel rockets and missiles or to launch torpedos and depth charges (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a colorless explosive liquid that is volatile and poisonous and foul-smelling (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a powerful chemical explosive that produces gas at a very high rate (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    an explosive with a low rate of combustion (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    an explosive (trade name Ballistite) that burns with relatively little smoke; contains pyrocellulose and is used as a propellant (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a yellow crystalline explosive solid that is used in detonators (noun.substance)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from explosive)

  • (adj.all)
    serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst (adj.all)
     
  • liable to lead to sudden change or violence (adj.all)
    being easily excited (noun.attribute)
     
synonym antonym similar hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation volatile nonexplosive detonative sudden unstable chemical chemical substance burster bursting charge explosive compound explosive mixture impulse explosive propellant explosive explosive device excitability excitableness volatility

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