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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.
Erosion from blast effect in intermittently discharging traps can speed up corrosion in return lines.
One night, during the war, the Birchgrove areas was straddled by a number of parachute mines, which exploded with a blast effect.
When a Special Forces A Team or a field team can call on a B-52 or a B-1 at 38,000 to 41,000 feet with 2,000-pound class weapons and in real time discuss notions of fusing and blast effect and be able to deliver those, what an amazing capability.
Scores of thousands of rockets ( each with the blast effect of a six-inch shell ( set up a loud, continuous rumbling noise, above which the sharp crack of the four-inch guns near us could only just be heard.
The RPG struck the HMMWV just behind the driver's door and its blast effect traversed the rear of the vehicle, exiting near the right rear tailgate.
The twelve-kiloton Hiroshima weapon had had a blast effect alone equivalent to some twenty-five million pounds of TNT--that's million.
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.
Because nuclear weapons produce blast effect and release a fireball of extremely high temperature, the Philippine environment could be degraded for generations," she said in a statement.
The blast effect shock wave propagates through the different medium of eyeball causing contusion and concussion injuries.