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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 Premier League club West Ham United, previously on-loan to La Liga club Real Zaragoza. He spent the early part of his career playing for Club Universidad Nacional in Mexico, and has also 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 Hastings is a longtime American actor, singer, and writer best known for his 50-year role as Dr. Robert "Bob" Hughes" on the soap opera As the World Turns. Hastings has been active in show business since 1940 and active on television since 1947.
  4. Dynamite a.k.a. Gus Sonnenberg: Gustave Adolph Sonnenberg was an American football player and professional wrestler. 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.

There are other people with Dynamite in their name, like Dynamite Kid, Mr. Dynamite, Ms. Dynamite, Black Dynamite and Dynamite Tommy.


Dynamite is an animal actor.

There are other animals with Dynamite in their name, like Dynamite the Horse.


  1. "Dynamite" is the fourth single from English recording artist Taio Cruz's second album Rokstarr. It was written by Cruz, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, and Dr. Luke, and produced by Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco for the international version of Rockstar.
  2. "Dynamite" is the sixth studio album released by British Acid Jazz band Jamiroquai, released in June 2005. 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. "Dynamite!" is the second studio album released by the duo Ike & Tina Turner on the Sue Records label in 1963.
  4. "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.
  5. "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 mainly at football games, basketball games, and at other Commodore sports events.
  6. "Dynamite" a.k.a. "Jermaine Jackson" is a musical album of Jermaine Jackson.


  1. "Dynamite" a.k.a. "Barood" is a 1976 Indian Bollywood film directed by Pramod Chakravorty.
  2. "Dynamite" is a drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It stars Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford and Julia Faye. Bickford plays a convicted murderer, scheduled to be executed, whom a socialite marries simply to satisfy a condition of her grandfather's will.
  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 Press from 1974 until 1992. Kahn edited the first three issues. Then the next 109 issues were edited by Jane Stine, wife of children's author R.L. Stine. The first issue, Dynamite #1, was dated March 1974 and featured 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 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 previewA Soldiers Handbook, Volume 1: Explosives Operations (2007)

by Jared Ledgard

M1 Military Dynamite. a) Characteristics. M 1 military dynamite is an RDX-based composite explosive containing no nitroglycerin. M 1 dynamite is packaged in 1/2 -pound, paraffin-coated, cylindrical paper cartridges, which have a nominal ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Encyclopedia department (A-Z) (1904)

PNEUMATIC DYNAMITE GUN. HOLYROOD PALACE, EDINHUROH. Dynamite a second. It is important in dynamics to distinguish between mass and weight. The mass of one pound is the quantity of matter equal to a certain standard quantity ...

Google previewHenley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ... (1906)

Dynamite. —An explosive compound invented by the Swedish chemist, Alfred Nobel, in 1866. Nitro-glycerine (formed by the action of.nitric acid on glycerine) had been discovered by Sobrero in 1846, but the danger attending its use as a ...

Google previewOpen Shop Encyclopedia for Debaters (1922)

by National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.).

The dynamite and nitroglycerine which were used for the explosions mentioned “ were transported in passenger cars on passenger trains of common carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers for hire into and over and across" ...

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, ...

Google previewThe Nightmare Encyclopedia (2005)

Your Darkest Dreams Interpreted by Jeff Belanger, Kirsten Dalley

Drugs – Dynamite 121 The influence of illicit drugs on dream content is also a topic of interest. LSD floods the nervous system with serotonin and results in hallucinations involving all the senses—visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, and tactile ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History (2004)

by Kevin Shillington

Effortsto minimizecosts faced amajorobstacle inthe dynamite monopoly,part of Transvaalpresident Kruger's concession policy intended to promote industrialdevelopment and ensure Transvaalcontrol overkey aspectsofthe country's economy.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Second Edition (2011)

by Gus Martin

One repeatedly bombed neighborhood became known as “Dynamite Hill.” Bomb threats at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church were an “everyday occurrence,” according to Rev. John H. Cross. At 10:22 a.m. on Sunday, September 15, 1963, ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopaedia of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (2014)

by John M. Hancock, Marketa J. Zvelebil

Dynamite: a flexible code generating language for dynamic programming methods used in sequence comparison. ISMB 5: 56–64. See also Spliced Alignment, Hidden Markov Models, Gene Prediction, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Dynamite (from Greek dynamis, power), an explosive invented by Nobel in 1866 and originally consisting of infusorial silica or diatomaceous silica, called “ kieselguhr,” and nitroglycerin. The kieselguhr, being composed of the siliceous ...

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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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