Share this entry

Share this page

Cordtex

Saltos de línea: Cord|tex
Pronunciación: /ˈkɔːdtɛks
 
/

Definición de Cordtex en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] trademark
Fuse cable consisting of a core of explosive material in a plastic and textile sheath.
Example sentences
  • In practice if you initiate the Cordtex at the front there is a millisecond delay before the back goes and so the chimney falls the right way.
  • These were proprietary brands such as Cordtex or Primacord which looked like a silver or yellow electric wire and which contained a white explosive filling.
  • George Thomas’ favourite explosive charge was a five gallon drum of petrol with a ring of Cordtex and a detonator.

Origen

1930s: from the noun cord + textile.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something