plastic explosive

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plastic explosive

n.
A moldable doughlike explosive substance that can be detonated by fuse or electrical impulse, often used in making bombs. Also called plastique.

plastic explosive

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an adhesive jelly-like explosive substance

plastic explosive

Explosive which is malleable at normal temperatures.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plastic explosive - an explosive material that is easily molded around the object it is intended to destroy
explosive compound - a compound that is explosive
plastic bomb - a bomb made of plastic explosive
Translations

plastic explosive

n(esplosivo al) plastico
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The system showed capabilities not found in competing systems in that it could detect various explosives, including RDX -- the low vapor pressure component of many plastique explosives -- without wiping the inspected article.