explosive charge


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Noun1.explosive charge - a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
explosive - a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
shot - an explosive charge used in blasting
undercharge - an insufficient charge
rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellent - an explosive charge that propels a rocket
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BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Minister of Human Rights Muhammad Shayya' al-Sudani was not a target for an assassination attempt with an explosive charge, according to a statement by the ministry on Sunday.
The small off-road remote controlled vehicle, equipped with a small explosive charge delivery system, is now deployed in Iraq.
PipeBLAST enables the user to: estimate and analyze pipeline stresses induced by blasting; define requirements for safe blasting operation nearby pipeline; analyze different explosive charge configurations, from single point charge to complex angled grid explosive charges; and set and run different allowable stress level scenarios.
The approach employed by SMLOD is called the "Low-Order-Method." This procedure separates the firing device from the explosive charge, leading to a burnup or a deflagration, instead of detonating the charge.
Using a pile of sand, an aluminum plate and an explosive charge to simulate conditions when rocky space debris disintegrates intVenus' dense atmosphere, two Russian scientists may have explained the formation of the splotchy halos that surround many craters on the planet.
| SAN, May 12 (KUNA) -- The Yemeni security forces on Sunday defused an explosive charge planted on a main road in the capital city of San.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Three Iraqi civilians have been injured in an explosive charge blast in northeast Baghdad's Uteifiya district on Wednesday, a police source reported.
KIRKUK / Aswat al-Iraq: An employee of North Iraq's Oil Company has been killed in an explosive charge blast under his car, whilst a policeman has been injured in a motorbyle blast south of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday morning, the city's Police Director reported on Thursday.
The source told KUNA that "an explosive charge blast targeted an alcoholic
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Seven Iraqi civilians have been injured in an explosive charge blast on Tuesday night, in the third explosion in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, a security source reported.
other people being wounded here Saturday when an explosive charge blew up in a
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: A visitor of Imam Hussein Bin-Ali's 40th Martyrdom Day Anniversary has been killed and 6 others injured in an explosive charge blast in Mahmoudiya township, south of Baghdad, on Monday morning, a security source reported.