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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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According to a statement by the MI : " Detachments of Intelligence Military Directorate, raided a den of terrorists Daash, based on accurate accurate information, and seized a cache of ammunition containing three explosive belts and 30 local-made plastic explosive and RPG-7 launcher as well as a number of remote detonation devices, were fit to target visitors of Arbainiya of Imam Hussein (AS), which were found in the area of Yusufiyah, south of Baghdad.
Mr Pallister said as well as the PE4 plastic explosive, he had a pyrotechnic simulation of a battle sound, three electronic detonators capable of blowing off a person's hand, an ISFE fuse, smoke grenades, 63 magnum cartridges and 44 expanding cartridges.
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The victim then carried a device containing 90 grams of RDX military plastic explosive through security at Bratislava and Dublin airports and unknowingly stored it in his flat in the city centre.
Forensic experts had found traces of plastic explosive on the floor and inside kitchen cabinets.
As police revealed each of the bombs contained less then 10lb of high explosives, Dr Niamh NicDaeid said a plastic explosive could also have been used.
A BUS terminal in Philadelphia was evacuated for several hours after a station employee found an unclaimed suitcase containing a military-grade plastic explosive and 1,000ft of blasting cord.
Just five pounds of either plastic explosive would be enough to blow up a dozen jetliners, experts say
The heel of the shoe confiscated by US police after Reid's arrest was packed with plastic explosive.
Acoustic Core technology was developed over several years, and has unique features that make it safe for humans, while being able to detect for C4 plastic explosive.
The investigation into an explosion onboard a Thai Airways 737-400 aircraft at Bangkok's international airport on 3 March has revealed a plastic explosive was the main ingredient of the cocktail bomb that caused the blast.
Investigators strongly suspect that letter bombs sent to Washington and Kansas were armed with Semtex, a plastic explosive used for some of the most sensational terror attacks of recent years, security experts said Saturday.