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blast effect

[′blast i′fekt]
(physics)
Violent air movements and pressure changes and the destruction or damage resulting therefrom, generally caused by an explosion on or above the surface of the earth.
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Its effects, although not unimportant, are relatively minor compared with the blast effects, thermal flash, initial nuclear radiation, and local fallout.
Now a 500-pounder's got less blast effect than a 2,000-pounder, but if I can get it within four feet it might not matter if you're within that four feet.
The smallest type was an artillery shell, but even that was a hundred times as powerful in blast effect as a modern large (two-thousand-pound) conventional bomb.
He figured the blast effect of the blanks probably bruised him, and told the doctor so.
One is the blast effect that radiates the air, and this can cause horrendous injuries, particularly burns.
Farber also loves character actors, and much of his best writing is devoted to supporting cast members like Gene Evans in Fuller's The Steel Helmet, who "plays the hot-headed [sic] showing off, the endless chewing on a cigar stump with the blast effect of water issuing from a whale's spout, bestial and grotesque as a charm spot in a film dedicated to the U.
The current challenge of the lED is the fact that most of these devices utilize only the blast effect to cause their damage.
With the increased use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, soldiers are being exposed to a greater number of blast effect .
Blast-X(TM) utilizes passive blast effect mitigation and fragment containment, can be used indoors or out and does not require sensors, anticipation of a blast event, or power.
The game utilizes anti-aliasing, extensive light sourcing and dynamic lighting, and pushes the limits of amazing special effects with a spectacular nuclear blast effect that will blow entire cityscapes into debris.
The BESQ is a modified version of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Blast Injury Questionnaire, which characterizes blast effects [37].
Blastwrap International's patented BlastWrap[R] technology is designed to effectively mitigate blast effects and suppress post-blast fires.