blasting cap

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Noun1.blasting cap - a small tube filled with detonating substances; used to detonate high explosives
detonating device, detonator, cap - a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
fulminate of mercury, fulminating mercury, mercury fulminate - a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps
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Confiscated from the suspects during the separate raids were hand guns, ammunition, blasting caps, detonation cord, cellphones, laptop, and tablet computer.
Seized from him were a hand grenade, rifle grenade, detonating devices and blasting caps.
However, the complaint filed by the Philippine Army showed Adib was arrested last January 22 at a military checkpoint in Basilan in possession of a hand grenade, rifle grenade, detonating devices and blasting caps.
38 revolver, 10 meters safety fuse, 200 meters detonating chords, five blasting caps, switch boxes, three laptops, 51 rounds of cal.
Officials said that 11 bags contained more than 30 kilos of the RDX and two bags had 50 blasting caps.
The home also was found to contain blasting caps "and other items associated with ignition of dynamite," police said.
In fact, the larger fireworks in the US are classified as class A explosives and share this accolade with the likes of TNT, dynamite and blasting caps.
While searching the vehicle that was heading to Aleppo, authorities found 11 reels of blasting caps and 65 detonator boxes hidden inside it a source in the province, located in central Syria, was quoted as saying by the reporter.
Products manufactured at the facility included explosive powder containing mercury and lead, detonating fuses, electric blasting caps, metal wires and aluminum and copper shells.
The spokesman of the Interior Ministry Brigadier Sd Mn said in a statement issued today: "The police in Salahuddin arrested six wanted men in the Tuz area and found a cache of explosive material and 60 artillery shells and 14 rockets in Tikrit, and also seized 308 blasting caps in Dujail district.
I believe my dad's work in the mining industry is responsible for my sense of fearless adventure--his coal mining job involved dynamite and blasting caps.
The blasting caps found inside the home "could have caused the whole house to go up and maybe surrounding houses," police said.