Fulminating oil
Fulminating Ful"mi*na"ting, a. 1. Thundering; exploding in a peculiarly sudden or violent manner. [1913 Webster]

2. Hurling denunciations, menaces, or censures. [1913 Webster]

{Fulminating oil}, nitroglycerin.

{Fulminating powder} (Chem.) any violently explosive powder, but especially one of the fulminates, as mercuric fulminate. [1913 Webster]


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