gelignite


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gelignite

a type of dynamite in which the nitrogelatine is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and potassium or sodium nitrate

gelignite

[′jel·əg‚nīt]
(materials)
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When I worked in the industry there were more than 30 collieries in the then NCB Area 1 and Area 9 just around Swansea and in the Gwendraeth and Aman and Tawe and Neath Valleys alone, using approximately 750 tons of high explosive gelignite underground per year, every year, just in that small geographical area - this is an under estimate - without counting quarry working blasting.
CAKE WALK: The "chocolate" snowballs SINKING FEELING: The plughole, the molten metal, above, and the gelignite
The acid used to burn through to the fuse and set off the bomb leaked over his hands as he gingerly unwrapped seven sticks of gelignite.
The alleged main charge, along with its TATP detonator, had a similar explosive strength to the "highly explosive" gelignite and TNT, according to forensic scientist Claire McGavigan.
Gelignite Communications will provide trade and local media relations services for The Impression Group, as well as on-site media support at some events.
Today, the Army's Bomb Disposal Squad and other emergency services rushed to a demolition site on Low Friar Steet, near Newgate Street, Newcastle, after workman Alfie Walker found 36 sticks of gelignite and detonators stuffed into a plastic bag.
They team up with a Japanese sidekick, Rinko Kikuchi, who only has a few words of English and a passion for gelignite that suggests she learned her work with explosives from watching The Italian Job.
Linda McDermott a few weeks ago seemed to think that gelignite is spelt jellignite, and Pete Price reckons the spelling for recklessness is wreck lessness.
25pm: 4-11 Farloe Focus 6 Count Gelignite 8 Barnarhu Dasher, Maraschino 12 Givehimahammer 20 Acomb Delphine.
One of the alleged July 21 bombers admitted making all the home-made devices, described in court yesterday as being as powerful as TNT or gelignite, designed to go off on the Tube.
Crowds gathered whenever he was billed as the main man at a demolition site, often rather disconcertingly arriving on the scene with his gelignite and a pipe glowing between his teeth.
In the same way as a bomb disposal expert bonds with a stick of gelignite and a ticking clock).