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plastic explosive

[′plas·tik ik′splō·siv]
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He also admitted possession of more ammunition, seven hand grenades, plastic explosive and a shotgun.
Plastic explosives capable of killing, smoke grenades, detonators which could blow off your hand, cartridges for ultra-powerful Magnums, and expanding bullets which explode on impact, were among his hidden arsenal.
For example, cheese absorbs X rays about as readily as some plastic explosives do, says Franz Pfeiffer, a physicist at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale in Lausanne, Switzerland.
By this point, I had spent long hours in fruitless pursuit of him, my humiliation capped by the realization that my life now mirrored that of a character in a favorite movie I'd watched dozens of times as a smartass teenager: I had become Carl Spackler, the muttering groundskeeper of Caddyshack, played by Bill Murray, who ultimately turns to plastic explosives in an apocalyptic struggle to save his fairways
Prosecutors say the blast was caused by a plastic explosive inside a cassette recorder that the defendants allegedly sent into the Boeing 747.
Sole, sixty-three, was a Czech inventor who was part of the team that came up with the plastic explosive Semtex.
There was "good" cop sculpture: kilos of heroin in an L on the floor, as elegant as an early Carl Andre; melancholy gray cubes of plastic explosive, oozing as much mythic aura as any Joseph Beuys; an ominously stained length of rope, coiled tightly, a la Donald Lipski, in a triangular plastic bag.
Attorney who tracked down Wilson and put him behind bars, pondered the 40,000 pounds of C-4 plastic explosive that Wilson, well schooled by the agency in intrigue and arms dealing, sold to Col.
There have also been claims that dissidents have up to one tonne of the deadly plastic explosive Semtex.
A GEORDIE boarding a flight from Newcastle to Gatwick is stopped because his pease pudding looks like the plastic explosive Semtex.
A substance, believed to be a form of plastic explosive, was among the items seized along with several computers and mobile phones.