These dogs are trained to sniff and detect explosives in baggage.
The demolition crew placed explosives strategically throughout the building.
TNT was an explosive that was used a lot during World War II.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: EXPLOSIVE[+action][+physical][+articulation][+air_burst][+linguistic] [+entity][+symbolic][+linguistic][+phone][+plosive]
Initial 'p' in English is an explosive stop, unlike 'p' that directly follows a sibilant, such as 's'.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2