plastic explosive

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.

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plastic explosive
an adhesive jelly-like explosive substance

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Main Entry:  plastic explosive
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a puttylike explosive material that is easily molded around the object it is intended to destroy's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
The warhead impacts the outer armor of the tank, squashing its deformable plastic explosive head against the outer armor.
The primer cord, a starter for plastic explosive, somehow ignited.
My biggest fear is that somebody tries to smuggle a plastic explosive on board inside their large intestine.
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