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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aka Bebot, a resident of the place, was arrested and recovered from his possession were one 1 KG 9mm with three live ammunitionn, one 10-kilo landmine and a blasting cap.
An electric blasting cap, a9-volt battery, a 40mm mortar round and a projectile were among those allegedly recovered from the suspect.
After much experimentation, Nobel found that by mixing nitroglycerin with diatomaceous earth (a naturally occurring, soft sedimentary rock that, when ground into powder, is highly absorbent), it became much more stable but could still be detonated by a blasting cap. Nitroglycerin in the form of dynamite thus became relatively safe to use.
Blasting cap, electrical wires, metal fragments of 60mm mortar, and a multi-tester were also found at the blast site, Karim said.
The spokesman added that the materials seized were weighing 30.87 kilograms and after testing them them they turned out to be RDX with 50 high-explosive blasting cap in addition to a six-meter long detonator.
Usually, a strong shock wave from a blasting cap or an exploding wire detonator is needed to set it off.
Test the M51 blasting cap set to make sure it's working.
Agents reportedly found a stick of dynamite, a black powder-based fuse and a blasting cap in his checked luggage when he arrived to Houston on a Continental Airlines flight and his carry-on luggage also contained two more fuses.
The device used a blasting cap and a standard antipersonnel mine to generate a charge.
Seized from Hataman were a piece of electric blasting cap, a 9-volt battery, a 40mm ammunition, a projectile 766mm protruding wire, a hand held radio, four cellular phones, two laptops, and a sling bag.
The soldiers recovered a .22-caliber pistol, an anti-personnel mine with blasting cap, 30 meters of electrical wire, three cartridges of 40 mm, a hand grenade, three UHF commercial radios, three magazines for carbine rifles, 350 rounds of live ammunition for carbine rifles, five mobile phones, two binoculars, a monocular, one sniper scope and seven backpacks containing hammocks, personal belongings and documents.