fulminic

[fuhl-min-ik]
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adjective

highly explosive; unstable.
of or derived from fulminic acid.

Nearby words

  1. fulminate,
  2. fulminating compound,
  3. fulminating powder,
  4. fulmination,
  5. fulmine,
  6. fulminic acid,
  7. fulminous,
  8. fulness,
  9. fulsome,
  10. fulsomely

Origin of fulminic

1815–25; < Latin fulmin- (stem of fulmen) lightning, thunder + -ic

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