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lead azide

[led] /lɛd/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a highly toxic, colorless crystalline compound, Pb(N 3) 2 , that detonates at 660°F (350°C) and is used as a detonator for explosives.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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