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plastic explosive

[′plas·tik ik′splō·siv]
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He also admitted possession of more ammunition, seven hand grenades, plastic explosive and a shotgun.
Plastic explosives capable of killing, smoke grenades, detonators which could blow off your hand, cartridges for ultra-powerful Magnums, and expanding bullets which explode on impact, were among his hidden arsenal.
Mr Prosser added: "A further check on the vacuum cleaner inside the flat revealed traces of RDX, a major component in military plastic explosives.
Dr NicDaeid said, 'High explosives include things like TNT and plastic explosive.
The IRA have spent huge sums on new plastic explosives and automatic firearms - much of it from redundant military stocks in Hungary and the former Czechoslovakia and East Germany.
The resulting puttylike substance, known generically as plastic explosive, can be molded into almost any shape.
Chemists at the Federal Bureau of Investigation crime laboratory in Washington have found traces of PETN, a chemical in plastic explosives, on a piece of wreckage retrieved from the jet's passenger cabin between Rows 17 and 27, according to three senior officials deeply involved in the investigation.
You don't get the velocities you would get from a true explosion the way you would from TNT or plastic explosive,'' he said.
Ankara, Dhu-AlHijjah 16, 1432, Nov 12, 2011, SPA -- Turkey's interior minister says a Kurdish rebel shot dead after hijacking a passenger ferry was wearing plastic explosives.
ADANA, Sep 7, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish police confiscated nearly 21 kilograms of plastic explosives in the southern province of Adana on Tuesday.
TWO suspects held in connection with the theft of 172 kilos of plastic explosives from a Limassol army depot had been in telephone contact with three other individuals over 60 times in the days around the ordnance disappeared.
France's interior minister has criticised the practice of hiding explosives in travellers' luggage to train airport sniffer dogs, after police lost track of a bag with plastic explosives at a Paris airport.