Definition of Brisant

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the power (the shattering effect) of an explosive.

Partainyms: Brisance
Derivative terms: Brisance



Definition of Brisant

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to brisance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brisant

1. brisance [adj] - See also: brisance

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brisant

brioches
briolette
briolettes
brionies
briony
brios
briquet
briquets
briquette
briquetted
briquettes
briquetting
bris
brisance
brisances
brisant (current term)
brise
brise soleil
brise soleils
brises
brisk
brisk up
brisked
brisken
briskened
briskens
brisker
briskest
brisket

Literary usage of Brisant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The FBI Laboratory: An Investigation Into Laboratory Practices and Alleged by Michael R. Bromwich (1998)
"Military explosives are normally considered "brisant. ... Lower velocity explosives are "brisant" to some extent, although, unlike military explosives, ..."

2. Cours de philosophie positive by Auguste Comte (1841)
"... la répugnance croissante à la prolongation du service féodal chez des populations déjà plus industrielles que militaires, et en brisant, d'une autre ..."

3. Annales de chimie et de physique edited by baron Louis Bernard Guyton de Morveau, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, F Arago, M E Chevreul, M Berthelot, Éleuthère Élie Nicolas Mascart, Albin Haller (1906)
"Après un temps de chauffe suffisant, une demi-heure par exemple, on constate, en brisant le tube, qu'il s'est fait le dépôt brun déjà connu dans les parties ..."

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