Carbonite
Carbonite Car"bon*ite, n. [Carbon + -ite.] 1. An explosive consisting essentially of nitroglycerin, wood meal, and some nitrate, as that of sodium. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. An explosive composed of nitrobenzene, saltpeter, sulphur, and kieselguhr. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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