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火药
Simplified 火药
Traditional 火藥
Related words 发射火药 火药库 棉火药 线状无烟火药 
Pin Yin
huo3 yao4
English
  • gunpowder
  • [Medicine] gun propellant; gunpowder; powder; propellant
Examples:
1. “说硬话”是指讲话火药味太浓。
"To give lip" means to be too militant in your speech.
2. 一桶火药
A barrel of gun powder
3. 中国几千年前发明了火药
China invented gunpowder thousands of years ago.
4. 火药是由硫、碳和硝酸钾组成。
Gunpowder is composed of sulfur, carbon, and potassium nitrate.
5. 火药容易爆炸。
Gunpowder is explosive.
6. 火药是希腊火的直接衍生物。
Gunpowder was the lineal successor of the Greek fire.
7. 远在公元11世纪, 中国已使用火药
Gunpowder was used in China as far back as the 11th century.
8. 它依仗着火药的力量在落后的亚、非洲进行掠夺。
He used gunpowder to seize both on the underdeveloped continents of Asia and Africa.
9. 硫是火药的组分。
Sulphur is a constituent of gunpowder.
10. 剩下来的是火药问题。
There remained for consideration merely the question of the explosive.