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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The shattering or crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion.

Usage examples (6)
  • This is supposed to be 30% more powerful than dynamite containing 60% nitroglycerin, and has 30% more brisance.
  • It isn't exactly strength or hardness or toughness or resilience or brisance -- maybe a combination of all five.
  • It's got what's called a high brisance.
  • "Consistent with the brisance," Cooper said. for more
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