blasting powder

noun

: black powder usually containing sodium nitrate manufactured in grains or pellets and used especially for blasting soft materials (as in coal mines)

called also black blasting powder

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“Blasting powder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blasting%20powder. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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