Definition of Roburite
1. a flameless explosive [n -S]
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Literary usage of Roburite
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1. Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society by Manchester Geological Society (1890)
"He said he had had some experience of the use of roburite in mines, as the Wigan Coal and Iron ... At Kirkless they tried to explode the gas by roburite ..."
2. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Charles D. Demond (1905)
"... they are very powerful in many cases, and some of them are extensively used. roburite consists of ... and securite are somewhat similar to roburite. ..."
3. The Hygiene, Diseases and Mortality of Occupations by John Thomas Arlidge (1892)
"Vigorous purging and sweating was the treatment adopted (British Medical Journal, 1891, p. 800). roburite.—In the same number of the journal, at p. ..."
4. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1898)
"roburite.—This belongs to the hydrocarbon class of explosives, ... roburite cannot be exploded by blows of a hammer, as it requires a very powerful ..."
5. Nitro-explosives: A Practical Treatise Concerning the Properties by Percy Gerald Sanford (1896)
"Explosives derived from Benzene—Toluene and Nitro-Benzene—Di- and Tri-nitro-Benzene—roburite : Properties and Manufacture ..."
6. The Hygiene, Diseases and Mortality of Occupations by John Thomas Arlidge (1892)
"801, Mr. Spurgin shortly described a case of poisoning by roburite, a substance known to contain nitric oxide and carbonic oxide. ..."
7. A Handbook on Modern Explosives: A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture and by Manuel Eissler (1897)
"THE Sprengel Explosives—Flameless Explosives—roburite—Experiments with roburite and other Explosives—Mr. Hilton-s Rules for using ..."
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