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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.
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plastic explosive

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

Explosive which is malleable at normal temperatures.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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
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Translations

plastic explosive

n(esplosivo al) plastico
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According to spokesman of Rangers, 195 rifle grenades, 98 40mm grenades, 52 hand-grenades, 13 illuminate grenades, 19 Avan bombs, 11 RPG7 rockets, 49 safety fuses, 170 detonators, 17 kilo plastic explosives, two RPGs, one grenade launcher, 2MP5 six MG, five LMGs.
According to spokesman, 195 rifle grenades, 98 40mm grenades, 52 hand-grenades, 13 illuminate grenades, 19 Avan bombs, 11 RPG7 rockets, 49 safety fuses, 170 detonators, 17 kilo plastic explosives, two RPGs, one grenade launcher, 2MP5 six MG, five LMGs, one HMG and two snipers were among the captured munitions.
These included a total of 195 rifle grenades, 98 40mm grenades, 52 hand grenades, 11 rocket-propelled grenades, 49 safety fuses, 170 detonators, 17kg of plastic explosives, a 40mm grenade launcher, four SMG's, a .222 rifle, among others.
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Baghdad / NINA /--Military intelligence announced the seizing of ammunition cache containing explosive belts and plastic explosives ,in south of Baghdad.
They found detonators, a total of 1.5kg of explosives, including sticks of plastic explosives and an IED - an improvised explosive device.
According to a report by the Cumhuriyet daily, Maxam Anadolu, a Turkish company based in the eastern province of Malatya, was set to deliver 21.5 tons of plastic explosives to a recipient in Amman.
A package with pipe bombs was found near the HQ and Boulware also told police he had plastic explosives in his van.
Gun, grenade with fuse, detonator, six sticks of explosive HMX weighing 540 grams, 44 grams of plastic explosives and a map of the regional center were found and seized in his apartment.