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plastic bomb

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a bomb consisting of a putty-like explosive charge fitted with a detonator and timing device
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Noun1.plastic bomb - a bomb made of plastic explosive
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
plastic explosive, plastique - an explosive material that is easily molded around the object it is intended to destroy
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A plastic bomb close to the entrance of the Welsh Office caused pounds 5,000 damage but triggered the usual panic response - road blocks and "country-wide inquiries."
A plastic bomb exploded outside the home of Senator Gaston Deferre, who later told the Socialist Party's National Committee that the only way to deal with OAS members was to shoot, hang and guillotine them.