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Definition: Favier explosive
Favier explosive \Fa`vier" ex*plo"sive\prop. n.. [After the
inventor, P. A. Favier, a Frenchman.]
Any of several explosive mixtures, chiefly of ammonium
nitrate and a nitrate derivative of naphthalene. They are
stable, but require protection from moisture. As prepared it
is a compressed cylinder of the explosive, filled with loose
powder of the same composition, all inclosed in waterproof
wrappers. It is used for mining.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]