Definition of plastic explosive in English:

plastic explosive

Syllabification: plas·tic ex·plo·sive


  • A puttylike explosive capable of being molded by hand.
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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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