leg wire

leg wire

[′leg ‚wīr]
(engineering)
One of the two wires forming a part of an electric blasting cap or squib.
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Among the recovered bomb materials were 356 pieces of electric blasting caps with 5 meter-long leg wire and 184 rounds of caliber 5.56 ammunition.