plastic ex plosive

plastic explosive

noun
a puttylike substance that contains an explosive charge, and is detonated by fuse or by remote control: used especially by terrorists and in guerrilla warfare.
Also called plastique.


Origin:
1905–10

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plastic explosive
 
n
an adhesive jelly-like explosive substance

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