As adjectives the difference between explosive and nonexplosive
is that explosive
is with the capability to, or likely to, explode while nonexplosive
is not explosive; unable to explode.
As a noun explosive
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
With the capability to, or likely to, explode.
Having the character of an explosion.
(slang) Easily driven to anger, usually with reference to a person.
- explosive fire
- He has an explosive personality.