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blasting cap

[′blas·tiŋ ‚kap]
(engineering)
A copper shell closed at one end and containing a charge of detonating compound, which is ignited by electric current or the spark of a fuse; used for detonating high explosives.

blasting cap

A metallic tube closed at one end, containing a charge of one or more detonating compounds, and designed for and capable of detonation from the sparks or flame from a safety fuse inserted and crimped into the open end.
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45 caliber, one fragmentation grenade M61, one empty blasting cap, detonating cord, and gadgets.
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He also admitted to charges of keeping a blasting cap detonator and a military fuse in his Newbury Park home.
The case stemmed from the C-4 explosive, a detonating cord, a blasting cap and a blasting cap kit from the luggage allegedly owned by Nobleza that was left in the apartment they rented in Barangay Looc, Panglao town last April 24.
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He also was convicted of keeping a blasting cap detonator and a military fuse in his Newbury Park home.
A C-4 explosive, a detonating cord, a blasting cap and a blasting cap kit were found inside Nobleza's luggage that was left in the apartment rented by the couple in Panglao town.
Government forces were also able to confiscate four M-16 rifles, an M203 grenade launcher, an improvised explosive device with blasting cap and switch, ammunition, and personal belongings from the rebels.
Burigas, or "Ka Jake" of Camarines Sur, turned over his 9mm pistol and other war items, including an improvised explosive device, one six wired blasting cap, detonating cords, electrical wires and one detonator switch, and presented subversive documents and 47 compact discs, said Ordoyo.
Seized from the suspects were four M203 grenades (40 millimeter high explosive), a blasting cap, a 9-volt battery with battery holder, a piece of C4 explosive, eight pieces detonating cords, 19 pieces 100-watt incandescent bulbs, a jungle knife, and plastic bag and plastic bottle containing suspected ammonium nitrate.
56 live ammunition, six metal tubes believed to be non-electric blasting cap, a customized electronic switch, a pilot valve attached to a jack connector, a 9-volt battery, and two packs of undetermined gray powder from the former Marawi mayor's house.
Among those recovered by the police were a C-4 plastic explosive, a detonating cord, a blasting cap, and a blasting cap kit.