base spray

base spray

[′bās ‚sprā]
(ordnance)
Fragments of a bursting projectile that are thrown to the rear in the line of flight, in contrast to nose spray and side spray.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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