Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of Cordtex in English:
noun[mass noun] trademark
Fuse cable consisting of a core of explosive material in a plastic and textile sheath.
- 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.
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