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plastic explosive

noun
1.
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
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for plastic ex-plosive

plastic explosive

noun
1.
an adhesive jelly-like explosive substance
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