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Definition 1: an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp - [noun denoting artifact]

(dynamite is a kind of ...) a compound that is explosive

(... is a kind of dynamite ) a type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate

(dynamite is made of the substance ...) a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat)

Definition 2: blow up with dynamite - [verb of change]

Samples where dynamite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The rock was dynamited

(dynamite is a kind of ...) cause to burst with a violent release of energy

"We exploded the nuclear bomb"

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