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Definitions for brisance
brɪˈzɑns, -ˈzɑ̃s, bri-bri·sance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brisance(noun)

    the shattering or crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion

Wiktionary

  1. brisance(Noun)

    The shattering effect of the energy released in an explosion.

  2. Origin: From brisant, present participle of briser.

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  1. Brisance

    Brisance is the shattering capability of a high explosive, determined mainly by its detonation pressure. The term originates from the French verb "briser", which means to break or shatter. Brisance is of practical importance for determining the effectiveness of an explosion in fragmenting shells, bomb casings, grenades, structures, and the like. Fragmentation occurs by the action of the transmitted shock wave, the strength of which depends on the detonation pressure of the explosive. Generally, the higher this pressure, the finer the fragments generated. High detonation pressure correlates with high detonation velocity, the speed at which the detonation wave propagates through the explosive, but not necessarily with the explosive's total energy, some of which may be released after passage of the detonation wave. A more brisant explosive, therefore, projects smaller fragments but not necessarily at a higher velocity than a less brisant one. The sand crush test is commonly used to determine the relative brisance in comparison to TNT. No single test is capable of directly comparing the explosive properties of two or more compounds; it is important to examine the data from several such tests in order to gauge relative brisance. True values for comparison require field experiments.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brisance in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brisance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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