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Thermit

[ thur-mit ]
/ ˈθɜr mɪt /
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Trademark.
a brand of thermite.
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Thermit

Thermite (ˈθɜːmaɪt)

/ (ˈθɜːmɪt) /

noun
trademark a mixture of aluminium powder and a metal oxide, such as iron oxide, which when ignited reacts with the evolution of heat to yield aluminium oxide and molten metal: used for welding and in some types of incendiary bombs
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