Dynamitism

Definitions

  • Dudley's dynamite gun
    Dudley's dynamite gun
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dynamitism The work of dynamiters.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite
    • n dynamitism The use of dynamite and similar explosives in the indiscriminate destruction of life and property for purposes of coercion; any political theory or scheme involving the use of such destructives.
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Quotations

  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.”
  • John H. Vincent
    John H. Vincent
    “Ideas are the factors that lift civilization. They create revolutions. There is more dynamite in an idea than in many bombs.”
  • Gerald W. Johnson
    Gerald W. Johnson
    “The closed mind, if closed long enough, can be opened by nothing short of dynamite.”

Usage

In literature:

Immediately south of Kroonstadt we crossed the Vaal River, with its fine high-level bridge reduced to atoms by dynamite.
"South African Memories" by Lady Sarah Wilson
MR. PARNELL AND THE DYNAMITERS.
"Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (1 of 2) (1888)" by William Henry Hurlbert
Mrs. Lewis refused the concession, and a month afterwards an attempt was made to blow up her son's house with dynamite.
"Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888)" by William Henry Hurlbert
The dynamite has caused a reaction, and has driven off the soberer part of the mob.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
Has dynamite been found?
"Punch Volume 102, May 28, 1892" by Various
Lately, in an effort to persuade the elephant to move, really, his friends tried dynamite.
"The New Freedom" by Woodrow Wilson
Besides I feel in my heart that that note will dynamite the rocky old situation between them into something more easily handled.
"The Tinder-Box" by Maria Thompson Daviess
Dynamiting a stream is quite a common trick wherever it is safe to play it.
"Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador" by William Wood
But constitutional methods are supplemented by boycotting, by obstruction, by the use of dynamite.
"England's Case Against Home Rule" by Albert Venn Dicey
He would tell our sons of tamping in the sticks of dynamite, till their eyes bulged.
"An American Idyll" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
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In poetry:

There was once an eccentric old coon,
Who ate dynamite with a spoon,
But when he got loaded
The powder exploded--
And now there's a coon in the moon.
"Now There’s A Coon In The Moon" by Edwin Carty Ranck
Who seemeth not to care a whoop
For danger at its height;
Who handles what is known as 'soup,'
And dandles dynamite:
Unto a bloke who can do that
I doff my bowler hat.
"Bank Robber" by Robert W Service
I am a barbarian, a Khazar, a Saracen.
Batterer of Roman walls, dynamite’s low rumble
Angrier than Rusudan, bowing, not humbled--
The ache of lost territories eats at my spleen.
"Self-Portrait" by Giorgi Leonidze
There was once a man who made a weird machine,
Employing dynamite and kerosene.
His subsequent destruction
Was a matter of deduction,
And a circumstance that might have been foreseen.
"An Error in Creation" by C J Dennis
It is easy! Give us dynamite and drills!
Watch the iron-shouldered rocks lie down and quake,
As the thirsty desert-level floods and fills,
And the valley we have dammed becomes a lake.
"The Secret of the Machinery" by Rudyard Kipling
Well, after her, I married Kate.
A most unpleasant woman. Oh!
I caught her at the garden gate
Kissing a man I didn't know;
And, as that didn't suit me quite,
I blew her up with dynamite.
"Bluebeard" by Harry Graham

In news:

Point of View There once was a time when firefighting tactics involved pulling down or dynamiting neighboring homes to prevent fire spread.
The 2013 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is everything that a dynamite contemporary sports cars should be — in other words its a Ferrari among a legacy of Ferraris.
The greatest indignity might have occurred when the mountain was sold for scrap, dynamited, quarried and gutted until it was little more than a rocky shoulder for the New Jersey Turnpike to lean on.
More Powerful than Dynamite- Ani and Lyn speak with author Thai Jones.
"Just like I said, if there are flounder in the area, they will smell out that Dynamite Grease," said Toby Hogan, inventor of the garlic-flavored scent that gives plastic baits an added attraction factor.
A horn blast is scheduled to sound at noon on Aug 16 at 30th Street and 10th Avenue, to be followed by an underground dynamite explosion that is likely to rattle the panes of the Daily News building nearby.
In Sharia Law Ban, Oklahoma Juggles Dynamite.
Pair's vacation becomes ordeal of tear gas, dynamite.
A Jewish a cappella group at Yeshiva University -- did a fabulous remake of Taio Cruz's "Dynamite".
The theme for the 2012 season of the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society is "Mixology," using imagery of various mixed drinks to describe their programs.
Boom go the dynamite sounds of Explosions in the Sky, the beloved band instrumental to keeping the world interested in moving music without lyrics.
It's been seven years between the movie Napoleon Dynamite and FOX's new animated series Napoleon Dynamite, and the original movie isn't even streaming on Netflix Instant.
After I watch­ing one minute of the music video, I have decided that Avicii (pro­nounced Ah-Vee-Chee) is the Swedish techno Napoleon Dyna­mite.
Herald Dynamite Dozen selection Chris Brown (23) had a whale of a game Friday against Mitchell County, rushing for 157 yards and scoring four times during the Indians' huge 49-21 win to put them in the driver's seat in 1-A.
Cause I'm TNT , I'm Dynamite: The Audio Power Labs TNT 833.
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In science:

In relation to the Human Environment, PDAs play a central role in the Dynamite project.
Towards an intelligence based conceptual framework for e-maintenance
After working for a scrap company where he used dynamite, he was finally admitted into a secondary school with the assistance of the director, but with the condition that he pass some tests from the board of the state examiners, called the Central Jury, for the first three years.
The Roland De Witte 1991 Detection of Absolute Motion and Gravitational Waves
DYNAMIT (1999); Mahmassani et al. (1995)) and ours is that we are interested in an extremely disaggregated version of the problem: The transportation network comes with information such as number of lanes, speed limits, turn pockets, and signal phasing plans.
The dynamics of iterated transportation simulations
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