Dictionary:Ammonium nitrate

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{{#category_index:A|ammonium nitrate}} A fertilizer sometimes used as an explosive when mixed with diesel fuel or other oxidizers. The mixture is confined by tamping and detonated by the explosion of a primer. It is water-soluble and will not detonate if wet. Ammonium nitrate is also an ingredient of some packaged explosives.