the shattering effect of the sudden release of energy, as in an explosion of nitroglycerin
Origin of brisanceFr, literally , breaking, present participle of briser, to break from Vulgar Latin brisare
The shattering effect of the sudden release of energy in an explosion.
Origin of brisanceFrench from brisant present participle of briser to break from Old French brisier from Vulgar Latin brisiāre perhaps of Celtic origin
(countable and uncountable, plural brisances)