Trauzl test(redirected from Trauzl lead block test)
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Trauzl test[′trau̇t·səl ‚test]
A test to determine the relative disruptive power of explosives, in which a standard quantity of explosive (10 grams) is placed in a cavity in a lead block and exploded; the resulting volume of cavity in the block is compared with the volume produced under the same conditions by a standard explosive, usually trinitrotoluene (TNT).
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