Amvis
Amvis Am"vis, n. [Ammonium (nitrate) + L. vis strength, force.] An explosive consisting of ammonium nitrate, a derivative of nitrobenzene, chlorated napthalene, and wood meal. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Amvis — Amvis, Sprengstoff aus 90 salpetersaurem Ammoniak, 5 Dinitrobenzol und 5 Holzmehl …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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