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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The report by an independent commission, which was released on Monday, said police could have prevented the bombing as Brevik's name was passed to the Police Security Service (PST) by Norwegian Customs after he purchased a small amount of an explosive primer from the online store in Poland months before the attack.
Ankara, SANA Turkish Cumhuriyet, (The Republic)newspaper unveiled that Turkish security forces seized a truck loaded with detonators andan explosive primers in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey bounds for Syria.
He was arrested in December 1997 when he was caught trying to bring explosive primers into Xinjiang, the report said.

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