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Noun: dynamite  'dI-nu,mIt
  1. An explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp
  2. Something that could be very dangerous or controversial
    "this story is political dynamite"
  3. [informal] Someone or something very impressive or exciting
Verb: dynamite  'dI-nu,mIt
  1. Blow up with dynamite
    "The rock was dynamited"

Derived forms: dynamited, dynamiting, dynamites

Type of: blow up, detonate, explode, explosive compound, set off

Encyclopedia: Dynamite, Washington