Detonating primer


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a primer exploded by a fuse; - used to explode gun cotton in blasting operations.

See also: Detonating

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It comprises a standard detonating primer, based on 2 grams of colloidal double base powder (uppermost piece in Fig.