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Definition of the noun dynamite

What does dynamite mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: dynamites

  1. an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp

Alternative definition of the noun dynamite


  1. A class of explosives made from nitroglycerine in an absorbent medium such as kieselguhr, used in mining and blasting; invented by Alfred Nobel in 1867.
  2. [figuratively] Anything exceptionally dangerous, exciting or wonderful.

Definition of the verb dynamite

What does dynamite mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: dynamited | dynamiting | dynamites

  1. blow up with dynamite
    • example: The rock was dynamited
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic terms: blow up / detonate / explode / set off = cause to burst with a violent release of energy


  1. Dynamite a.k.a. Pablo Barrera: Pablo Edson Barrera Acosta is a Mexican footballer who plays as a winger or outside forward for Liga MX club Cruz Azul. He spent the early part of his career playing for Club Universidad Nacional in Mexico, before transferring to Premier League club West Ham United. He has also spent a loan period with La Liga club Real Zaragoza. He has represented the Mexico national team.
  2. Dynamite a.k.a. Vladimir Turchinsky: Vladimir Yevgenyevich Turchinsky was a Russian bodybuilder, television and radio presenter, actor, author, singer and businessman. He started participating in sports in 4th grade. After completing his studies, he joined the Army. After that, Vladimir started his career during the years of Perestroika, working as a photographer and as a bodyguard. He was a maestro of sumo and judo, and for a time he practiced American football. He also was the president of Professional League of Strongest Extreme. He was born in Moscow, USSR and died in Pashukovo village, Noginsk District, Moscow Oblast.
  3. Dynamite a.k.a. Don Hastings: Donald Francis Michael "Don" Hastings, is a longtime American actor, singer, and writer best known for his 50-year role as Dr. Robert "Bob" Hughes on the CBS defunct soap opera, As the World Turns. Hastings is the longest serving cast member of an American television soap opera, after the death of matriarch Helen Wagner of the same series.
  4. Dynamite a.k.a. Gus Sonnenberg: Gustave Adolph Sonnenberg was an American football player and professional wrestler of German descent and World Heavyweight Champion. As a wrestler, he was National Wrestling Association world heavyweight champion. He played in the National Football League from 1923 until 1930, for the Buffalo All-Americans, Columbus Tigers, Detroit Panthers, and Providence Steam Roller, where he was a member of the 1928 NFL championship team.
  5. Dynamite a.k.a. David Clinton is an "Old School" former professional Bicycle Motocross racer whose prime competitive years were from 1973 to 1979. Nicknamed "Dynamite" early in his career David Clinton could be truthfully said to be the sport's first true superstar. He was the first racer to win an official National No.1 plate of any kind when the first BMX sanctioning body, the National Bicycle Association, introduced the title in 1975. During the previous year he won the junior class division of a series of what could be called proto Nationals, a part of the first major BMX series, when he took first place in the Junior class at the Yamaha Bicycle Gold Cup which decided the California State Champion. Clinton along with Scot Breithaupt and John "Snaggletooth" Palfryman participated in the first true National sanctioned by the NBA in Phoenix, Arizona in 1975 and became the first official pro in BMX in 1977.
  6. Dynamite is a rap artist from Atlanta, Georgia.

There are other people with in their name, like Dynamite Kid, Ms. Dynamite, Dynamite Jack, Dynamite Tommy, Danish Dynamite, Dynamite Kansai and Little Miss Dynamite.


  1. "Dynamite" is a song by English recording artist Taio Cruz. It was written by Cruz, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Benny Blanco, and Dr. Luke, and produced by Dr. Luke and Blanco for the international version of his second studio album, Rokstarr. It was released internationally as the fourth single from Rokstarr. In the UK, the song was released as the first single from Cruz's compilation album, The Rokstarr Collection. On 30 May 2010, it was released to US and Canadian radio stations as his second single and across Europe as his fourth single. The official remix features new label mate, Jennifer Lopez.
  2. "Dynamite" is the sixth studio album released by British funk/acid jazz band Jamiroquai, released on 15 June 2005 in Japan, 20 June 2005 in the United Kingdom, 21 July 2005 in Australia and 20 September 2005 in the United States. Produced by Mike Spencer and Jay Kay, it is perhaps their most diverse work to date, featuring electronic, funk, disco, house and acoustic tracks.
  3. "Dynamite" a.k.a. "Jermaine Jackson": Jermaine Jackson is the tenth studio album by United States singer-songwriter Jermaine Jackson, released in 1984. It was his debut album with Arista after leaving Motown. Overall, it stands as one of Jermaine's most commercially successful albums, having sold 900,000 copies in the US to date.
  4. "Dynamite" is the official fight song of Vanderbilt University, written by Francis Craig in 1922, when Craig was an undergraduate student at the University. It is played at football games, basketball games, and at other Commodore sports events.
  5. "Dynamite" is a single by Dutch DJ Afrojack featuring Snoop Dogg. It was released on April 17, 2014, as the third single from Forget the World. Released on Island records, "Dynamite" is the fourth track to be released from the album after "As Your Friend" featuring Chris Brown, "The Spark" featuring Spree Wilson and "Ten Feet Tall" featuring Wrabel.
  6. "Dynamite" is an album by Swedish singer-songwriter Stina Nordenstam, released in 1996. The album marked a turning point in her career as she experimented with introspective lyrics and darker musical tones, away from her jazz-influenced earlier albums.
  7. "Dynamite" a.k.a. "Dynamite!" is the second studio album released by the duo Ike & Tina Turner on the Sue Records label in 1963.
  8. "Dynamite" is a 1972 album by The Supremes.
  9. "Dynamite" a.k.a. "Dyna-mite" is a popular 1973 pop rock single, written by the songwriting team of Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn. It was originally rejected by The Sweet and later inherited by the English glam rock band Mud. Chapman and Chinn produced the song as well.
  10. "Dynamite" is a single album by Taio Cruz.
    • released on (4 years ago)
    • award: - Brit Award for British Single nomination for Taio Cruz
  11. "Dynamite" is a song recorded by Canadian country music group Desert Dolphins. It was released in 1994 as their debut single. It peaked at number 10 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in October 1994.
  12. "Dynamite" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  13. "Dynamite" is a composition.
  14. "Dynamite", from 1988, was the only album released by the New Rochelle, New York-based hip-hop group Masters of Ceremony. The release was licensed to 4th & B'way/Island Records from Bronx-based Strong City Records. Two years later, front man Grand Puba Maxwell would shorten his name and form the group Brand Nubian. Several tracks featured American reggae toaster Don Baron. After being out-of-print for over a decade, the album was re-released in 2007 by Traffic Entertainment Group.
  15. "Dynamite" is a 1997 single studio album by SMAP.
    • also known as Dainamaito
    • released on (17 years ago)
  16. "Dynamite" a.k.a. "Dynamite!" is a musical album of Tami Neilson.
    • released on


  1. "Dynamite" a.k.a. "Barood" is a 1976 Indian Bollywood film directed by Pramod Chakravorty. It stars Rishi Kapoor and Reena Roy.
  2. "Dynamite" is a 1929 American drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, and Julia Faye. Written by Jeanie MacPherson, John Howard Lawson, and Gladys Unger, the film is about a convicted murderer scheduled to be executed, whom a socialite marries simply to satisfy a condition of her grandfather's will. Mitchell Leisen was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction.
  3. "Dynamite" is a film, directed by William H. Pine.
  4. "Dynamite": Break out the mustache wax! This vintage pre-condom offering from the hedonistic 70's is a veritable facial hair fiesta. Though the men are rugged and butch, the problem with this film is the cinematography. Jerky shots, rapid crosscutting and a generally grainy look detract from what could be some balls-out sex. The camera jumps around so much it's hard to get into any of the action; it could induce nausea in those with weak stomachs.


  1. Dynamite was a magazine for children founded by Jenette Kahn and published by Scholastic Inc. from 1974 until 1992. The magazine changed the fortunes of the company, becoming the most successful publication in its history and inspiring two similar periodicals for Scholastic, Wow and Bananas. Kahn edited the first three issues of Dynamite. The next 109 issues were edited by Jane Stine, wife of children's author R. L. Stine, followed by Linda Williams Aber. The first issue, Dynamite #1, was dated March 1974 and featured the characters Hawkeye and Radar from the television series M*A*S*H. The final issue, Dynamite #165, was dated March 1992 and featured actress Julia Roberts and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  2. Dynamite a.k.a. Dynamite! is a 1980 dance/soul single by Stacy Lattisaw. "Dynamite" hit number one on the dance chart and was her only number one The single did not make the Hot 100, but it peaked at number eight on the R&B chart. Lattisaw was 13 years old when she made it to number one and became the youngest artist to hit the top spot on the dance chart.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dynamite

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Google previewHomeland Security (2010)

Principles and Practice of Terrorism Response by Paul Maniscalco, Hank T. Christen

Today, dynamite is the most widely known nonmilitary explosive.

Dynamite is a high explosive that generates a shock wave of 14,000 to 16,000 fps. It is readily available and legally procured in ...

Google previewA Petroleum Geologist's Guide to Seismic Reflection (2011)

by William Ashcroft

Dynamite is the traditional land source and is still much used.

The benefit of using dynamite is that it can be detonated below the energy-absorbing materials of the weathered layer, which preferentially attenuate the high frequencies of the ...

Google previewSinatra (2010)

Hollywood His Way by Timothy Knight

A simple story, filmed in black and white and running only eighty minutes, Double Dynamite is the kind of film that movie studios made easily at the time, and that audiences just as easily dismissed after a pleasant few hours at a Saturday ...

Google previewHazardous waste orientation for BLM volunteers (2002)

by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Salem District

Abandoned dynamite is a very hazardous discovery. A typical 55 gallon barrel could be hazardous. What To Do If You Find A Potentially Hazardous Site.

Google previewOne Shot (2009)

by Lee Child

Dynamite is a stable explosive, as long as it's fresh. It doesn't go off by accident. It needs to be triggered by blasting caps. Blasting caps are wired with detonator cord to an electricity supply and a switch. The big plungers in old Western movies ...

Google previewReports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the Court of Appeals of Kentucky (1904)

by Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, William Littell, Thomas Bell Monroe, John James Marshall, James Greene Dana, Benjamin Monroe, James P. Metcalfe, Alvin Duvall, William Pope Duvall Bush, John Rodman, Edward Warren Hines, Charles Cyrus Turner, Thomas Lewis Edelen, Thomas Robert McBeath, Robert G. Higdon, T. M. Jones, Amos Hall Eblen

Appellee used dynamite in its mines for blowing up slaw in rooms and roadways, but not for any pu-rpose in -the air shaft. 3. 'Ilha.'. dynamite is a dangerous and highly explosive substance ...

Google previewTorpedoes and Torpedo Warfare (2015)

by C. W. Sleeman

Dynamite is a loose, soft, readily moulded substance, of a buff colour.

Google previewA Treatise on Masonry Construction (1889)

by Ira Osborn Baker

Dynamite is the name given to any explosive which contains nitro-glycerine mixed with a granular absorbent. If the absorbent is inert, the mixture is called true dynamite; if the absorbent itself contains explosive substances, the mixture is called ...

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

dynamite were placed in stores, hotels, railroad stations, and other public places. The company leased plots of uncleared land along well-traveled railroad routes, clearing half of each piece of land and planting crops on the other part to call ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism (2013)

by Carol Diethe

DYNAMITE. Nietzsche first mentioned the Aristotelian concept of dynamis (the Greek word for power) in 1887 in a note found in the Nachgelassene Fragmente: ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

dynamite the brakes in trucking, to make asudden, emergency stopUS, 1951 dynamite adjective excitingly excellent US, 1922 dyn-no-mite! used forexpressing strong approval. A stock laugh- line catchphrase used bythe character J.J. Evans, ...

Google previewDreamer's Dictionary (2001)

by Garuda

Dynamite to a duel: great danger lies ahead! You see others fighting a duel: don't get involved in other peoples' squabbles; all you will get is a bloody nose for your trouble. Watching a duel from afar: you are jealous. Dust D: Dreaming ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, "Dyer, Sir Edward" to "Echidna";Volume 8, Slice 9 (2011)

by Various

DYNAMITE (Gr. δύναμις, power), the name given to several explosive preparations containing nitroglycerin (q.v.) which are almost exclusively used for blasting purposes. The first practical application of nitroglycerin in this way was made by A.

Google previewThe MMA Encyclopedia (2010)

by Jonathan Snowden, Kendall Shields

Dynamite!! 2008 (combined kickboxing/MMA event) 12/31/08 Saitama Super Arena (Saitama, Japan) MMAMain Event: Kiyoshi Tamura defeated Kazushi Sakuraba (decision) Other MMA Fights: Shinya Aoki defeated Eddie Alvarez ( heel hook, ...

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Quotes about Dynamite

I thought we had energy out there. I thought the guys were, they played good, they were excited. We were almost dynamite out there today. Just a flicker away from being dynamite. (Hal Sutton)
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Scrabble value of D2Y4N1A1M3I1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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