Definition of plastic explosive in English:

plastic explosive

Line breaks: plas|tic ex¦plo|sive

noun

[mass noun]
  • A putty-like explosive capable of being moulded by hand: there was enough plastic explosive in that box to lift off the roof [count noun]: a device to detect plastic explosives
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    • 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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