Dynamiter Dy"na*mi`ter, n. One who uses dynamite; esp., one who uses it for the destruction of life and property. [1913 Webster]

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  • dynamiter — [ dinamite ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1890; de dynamite 1 ♦ Faire sauter à la dynamite. Dynamiter un pont. 2 ♦ Poser une charge de dynamite sur (qqch.). 3 ♦ (1966) Fig. Faire éclater les règles traditionnelles de (un système). Dynamiter le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dynamiter — In railroad slang a Dynamiter is an undesired emergency application of the air brakes when a brake pipe reduction is made. It is usually caused by a dirty or stuck piston on one of the cars in the train which when releases, (kicks) over to the… …   Wikipedia

  • dynamiter — noun see dynamite II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dynamiter — See dynamite. * * * …   Universalium

  • dynamiter — noun a person who uses dynamite, especially one who uses it unlawfully …   Wiktionary

  • dynamiter — Synonyms and related words: annihilator, arsonist, biblioclast, bomber, burner, demolisher, destroyer, dynamitard, exterminator, hun, iconoclast, idol breaker, idoloclast, nihilist, ruiner, syndicalist, terrorist, vandal, wrecker …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dynamiter — dy·na·mit·er || daɪnÉ™maɪtÉ™(r) n. terrorist; person who uses dynamite …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dynamiter — dy·na·mit·er …   English syllables

  • dynamiter — /ˈdaɪnəmaɪtə/ (say duynuhmuytuh) noun someone who uses dynamite, especially for revolutionary purposes. Also, dynamitist …   Australian English dictionary

  • dynamiter — dy·na·mite (dī’nə mīt′) n. 1) Any of a class of powerful explosives composed of nitroglycerin or ammonium nitrate dispersed in an absorbent medium with a combustible dope, such as wood pulp, and an antacid, such as calcium carbonate, used in… …   Word Histories

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