shimose

noun
shi·​mo·​se | \ shə̇ˈmōsə \
variants: or less commonly shimose powder
plural -s

Definition of shimose

: a Japanese explosive composed chiefly of picric acid

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History and Etymology for shimose

after Masachika Shimose †1911 Japanese naval engineer, its inventor

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“Shimose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shimose. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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