Definition of plastic explosive in English:

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plastic explosive


A puttylike explosive capable of being molded by hand.
Example sentences
  • Pipe bombs and plastic explosive can both be quite small and easily concealed on a person's body or in a bag, he added.
  • The bombs used in the other explosions comprised C4 plastic explosive.
  • The bomb in the vehicle was estimated at about 3-400 lb of plastic explosive.

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Syllabification: plas·tic ex·plo·sive

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