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dy•na•mite



Pronunciation: (dī'nu-mīt"), [key]
n., v., -mit•ed, -mit•ing,
adj.


n.
1. a high explosive, originally consisting of nitroglycerin mixed with an absorbent substance, now with ammonium nitrate usually replacing the nitroglycerin.
2. any person or thing having a spectacular effect.

v.t.
1. to blow up, shatter, or destroy with dynamite: Saboteurs dynamited the dam.
2. to mine or charge with dynamite.

adj.
Informal.creating a spectacular or optimum effect; great; topnotch: a dynamite idea; a dynamite crew.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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