fulminate of mercury

Definition of fulminate of mercury

ful´mi`nate of mer´cu`ry
n.1.(Chem.) The mercury salt of fulminic acid (Hg(CNO)2), called also mercury fulminate. It is prepared as gray crystals, and is used primarily in detonators for detonating high explosives, such as dynamite or TNT.

Related Words

blasting cap, fulminate, fulminating mercury, mercury fulminate, percussion cap
Word:

Browse

fullback
Fuller
Fuller's earth
Fuller's herb
Fuller's thistle
Fullery
Fulling
Fulling mill
Fullmart
Fullness
Fullonical
Fully
Fully committed
Fulmar
Fulmar petrel
Fulmarus
Fulmiaic
Fulminant
Fulminate
Fulminate of gold
-fulminate of mercury-
fulminate of silver
Fulminating
fulminating gold
Fulminating oil
Fulminating powder
Fulminating silver
Fulmination
Fulminatory
Fulmine
Fulmineous
Fulminic acid
Fulminuric
Fulminuric acid
Fulness
Fulsamic
Fulsome
Fulvid
Fulvous
Fum
Fumacious
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy