Thermit [ thur-mit ] SHOW IPA / ˈθɜr mɪt / PHONETIC RESPELLING
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Words nearby Thermit thermionic emission
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How to use Thermit in a sentence
The charge of
thermit is added by placing a few handfuls over the refractory sand and then pouring in the balance required.
The number of pounds of wax required for this filling multiplied by 25 will give the number of pounds of
thermit to be used.
The development of
thermit grenades was still in the experimental stage when the armistice was signed.
Two crucibles each containing 700 pounds of the
thermit mixture are seen on the sides of the vessel. British Dictionary definitions for Thermit 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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