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blast effect

Destruction of or damage to structures and personnel by the force of an explosion on or above the surface of the ground. Blast effect may be contrasted with the cratering and ground-shock effects of a projectile or charge that goes off beneath the surface.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The parachute allowed little, if any, penetration and, together with the impact fuse, guaranteed maximum blast effect.
Its effects occur in five ways: 1) Direct effect: The individual is directly exposed to the lightning and mortality rate is high; 2) Ground current: The lightning hits the ground, uses a tree or a pole and they distribute the energy; 3) Side splash: This is the most common type, wherein the lightning proceeds by jumping over individuals or objects; 4) Contact: The effect occurs through a pole or object, held by the individual; and 5) Blunt trauma: It occurs due to the blast effect of the lightning (4).
The trailer shows three new goal explosions (one with a fireworks effect), an actual explosion effect, and the last one as a sort of frost and ice blast effect. The new cars featured are the Animus GP and Centio V17, both cool looking rides.
And it was the prolonged shock, the slow explosion and the blast effect that accompanied it, the systematic invalidation of the divisions, disputes, and, ultimately, designations that made up the 'French exception' that Macron's triumphs have brought to an end.
And it was the prolonged shock, the slow explosion and the blast effect that accompanied it, the systematic invalidation of the divisions, disputes and, ultimately, designations that made up the "French exception" that Macron's triumphs have brought to an end.
But the rockets did not explode as normal, and there was little blast effect. Instead, a strong smell began to emerge from the scorched highway.
They have practiced on blast effect on different forms of structures such as cubic, cylinder, half cubic and prismatic form and have concluded that in addition to structural components of the building, architectural forms can have the great effect on reducing explosion effects in buildings.
A crude 1kt terrorist weapon would produce lethal initial nuclear radiation out to 800m from ground zero, although its lethal blast effect would extend only to 450m.
Energy-absorbing armour located under the vehicle also comes to the rescue in reducing the blast effect, a trade-off between thickness and weight being the norm in order to avoid cumbersome solutions.
According to the findings, the plane crashed into the water after a missile fired by Syrian forces exploded at the left side of the back of the plane, creating a "blast effect."
However, there are reports of collateral damage in the adjacent compound due to blast effect. The military authorities have deeply regretted the loss of civilian lives and they are in touch with relatives of those who embraced Shahadat in this incident and all possible help and compensation will be provided to the affected families, it said.
However, there are reports of collateral damage in the adjacent compound due to blast effect. According to ISPR press release, military authorities have deeply regretted the loss of civilian lives.