Definition of fulminate of mercury in English:

fulminate of mercury

Syllabification: ful·mi·nate of mer·cu·ry

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A white or grayish crystalline powder that when dry is extremely volatile when exposed to heat or pressure and is used as an explosive.

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