Lyddite meaning

lĭdīt
An explosive consisting chiefly of picric acid.
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A powerful explosive containing picric acid, used in shells.
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An explosive consisting mostly of picric acid.
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Origin of lyddite

  • After Lydd , a municipal borough of southeast England

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Lydd where it was developed and tested.

    From Wiktionary