explosive situation

опасное положение

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • explosive — [ek splō′siv, iksplō′siv] adj. 1. of, causing, or having the nature of, an explosion 2. tending to explode; esp., tending to burst forth noisily 3. likely to explode, as in violence [an explosive situation] 4. Phonet. PLOSIVE n. 1. a substance… …   English World dictionary

  • explosive — [[t]ɪksplo͟ʊsɪv[/t]] explosives 1) N VAR An explosive is a substance or device that can cause an explosion. ...one hundred and fifty pounds of Semtex explosive... There were traces of explosives in the bedroom. 2) ADJ GRADED Something that is… …   English dictionary

  • explosive — 1 adjective 1 able or likely to explode: At high temperatures this gas is explosive. | explosive device (=a bomb) 2 an explosive situation is violent or dangerous: the explosive atmosphere of the inner cities 3 increasing suddenly or rapidly in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • explosive — [ɪkˈspləʊsɪv] adj I 1) something that is explosive is used for causing an explosion, or is capable of exploding This gas is highly explosive.[/ex] 2) likely to become violent or very difficult an explosive situation/issue[/ex] 3) increasing… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • explosive — 1. adjective 1) explosive gases Syn: volatile, inflammable, flammable, combustible, incendiary 2) Biff s explosive temper Syn: fiery, stormy, violent, volatile, angry, passionate …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • explosive — /əkˈsploʊzɪv / (say uhk splohziv), /ɛk / (say ek ), / sɪv/ (say siv) adjective 1. tending or serving to explode: an explosive substance. 2. relating to or of the nature of an explosion. 3. liable to flare up suddenly: an explosive anger; an… …   Australian English dictionary

  • explosive — 1. adjective 1) explosive gases Syn: volatile, inflammable, flammable, combustible, incendiary 2) Marco s explosive temper Syn: fiery, stormy, violent, volatile, passionate, t …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • explosive — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ high ▪ a bomb containing 200 lb of high explosive ▪ powerful ▪ home made, improvised ▪ con …   Collocations dictionary

  • explosive — ● explosif, explosive adjectif (de explosion) Qui peut faire explosion ou qui est destiné à faire explosion : Mélange explosif. Qui est capable de produire des effets redoutables, des répercussions importantes, de créer une situation dangereuse …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • situation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ general, overall, whole ▪ current, immediate, present ▪ international, local, national …   Collocations dictionary

  • situation — n. 1) to comprehend, grasp, take in a situation 2) to accept a situation 3) an awkward; crisis, emergency; critical; delicate; desperate; embarrassing; explosive; fluid; hopeless, no win (colloq.); intolerable; life and death; stable; tricky;… …   Combinatory dictionary

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