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maximite

[mak-suh-mahyt] /ˈmæk səˌmaɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a powerful explosive consisting primarily of picric acid.
Origin of maximite
1895-1900
1895-1900; named after Hudson Maxim; see -ite1
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