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smoke bomb

An air-dropped bomb that emits smoke either on impact or while in descent. The former normally is a practice bomb, and the smoke is used to plot errors; the latter is used to calculate wind velocity.
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The sentence comes after the 28-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing a flare and igniting a smoke canister during the match on December 10, which finished in a 1-1 draw.
Mr Hill said to see a similar incident at Villa Park during a match between Aston Villa and Tottenham just last month where a linesman was struck by a smoke canister released from the crowd was "saddening" and "deeply distressing".
He had a smoke canister strapped to his leg and when he landed in the crowd the smoke was still pouring out, causing people to cough and their eyes to sting.
Hearts boss Jim Jefferies was shocked by some of the incidents and feared stopper Marius Zaliukas would be injured by a smoke canister thrown on to the pitch.
Ramblers were also fined EUR150 for team misconduct - they had five players carded - as well as EUR100 as a result of an object thrown on to the pitch and a further EUR100 because a smoke canister was discharged.
It comes a year after singer Jamelia cancelled, and in 2006 Liberty X were forced off stage when a smoke canister was let off.
Police made arrests for a variety of alleged offences, including discharging a smoke canister.
PART of Glasgow Airport was sealed off last night after a flare and a smoke canister were found in toilets.
A BRAVE COP was injured when a smoke canister thrown by marchers exploded as he tried to kick it away from fellow officers yesterday.
Fire crews were also called to the scene after the intruders triggered smoke canister alarms.
One policeman was injured by a smoke canister thrown outside the official residence of the First Minister.