closing plug


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closing plug

[′klōz·iŋ ‚pləg]
(ordnance)
A plug used to close openings of various components of a round of ammunition, that is, primer or nose of an unfused projectile.
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tenoctitlan (n = 10) Bore diameter 6.5 [+ or -] 0.4 (B) Total nest length 129 [+ or -] 10.3 (A) Plug thickness 2.9 [+ or -] 0.5 (A) Pre closing plug space (occurrence) 50% Pre closing plug space length 38.3 [+ or -] 3.0 (n of PCPS) (5) Brood cells per nest 6.0 + 0.9 (A) (n of brood cells) (60) Preliminary plug (occurrence) 0% Vestibular cell (occurrence) 60% Vestibular cell length 6.3 [+ or -] 1.0 (A) (n of VC) (6) Brood cell length 11.7 [+ or -] 0.3 (A) (n of brood cells) (60) Cell partition thickness 1.9 [+ or -] 0.1 (A) (n of cell partitions) (61) Fore tibia length (n = 10 adults) 2.0 [+ or -] 0.1 (A) Male tibia length 1.8 [+ or -] 0.1 (A) (n) (3) Female tibia length 2.1 [+ or -] 0.03 (A) (n) (7) Species (numbers of nests) T.
The closing plugs were thicker than the mud partitions for T.