Definition of explosive noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

explosive

 noun
noun
NAmE//ɪkˈsploʊsɪv//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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a substance that is able or likely to cause an explosion plastic explosives see also high explosiveWord Familyexplode verbexplosion nounexplosive adjective noununexploded adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: explosive