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Definitions of explosive:
  • noun:   a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
  • adjective:   liable to lead to sudden change or violence
    Example: "An explosive issue"
  • adjective:   tending or serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst
    Example: "An explosive device"
  • adjective:   sudden and loud
    Example: "An explosive laugh"

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