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Rough and ready chemistry.

Gunpowder tends not to go *BANG!*, it just burns very quickly.  It’s the burning very quickly that produces rapidly expanding gases that makes the *BANG!* when those gases have nowhere to go.

Of course if you ignite the gunpowder at the bottom of a gun barrel…

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