electrical blasting cap

electrical blasting cap

[ə′lek·trə·kəl ′blast·iŋ ‚kap]
(engineering)
A blasting cap ignited by electric current and not by a spark.
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Lacking a suitable venue at Meserve Glacier, I then proposed that we mix stove oil in a drum with the residue of aviation fuel and its attendant vapour, then lower an electrical blasting cap into it.
Government troops recovered five improvised explosive device, five electrical blasting caps, 1,500 meters electrical wire and two backpacks.