pressure bomb

pressure bomb

[′presh·ər ‚bäm]
(petroleum engineering)
Pipe-and-valve device used to capture downhole pressurized gas samples from oil wells; used to measure downhole pressure.
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Summary: Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Feb.11 (ANI): A District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawan was killed on Sunday in a pressure bomb blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur.
This entails bagging leaves, waiting, and dragging a pressure bomb in the orchard around solar noon in a relatively narrow time window.
"This included a home-made pressure bomb containing a number of pieces of shrapnel, in other words a nail bomb.
And counter-terror investigators probing the Russian crash believe it may have been torn apart by a Lockerbiestyle "pressure bomb." The 1988 attack blew up Pan Am Flight 103 killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew over Scotland.
"He said while he was at a camp, the Chinese army gave a demo on how to make a pressure bomb,"said a police officer.
For now, the newly-captured potentially enormous power source is waiting to be shipped back to Prof Parkes' Cardiff lab, though he admits finding someone to bring back the high pressure bomb was a little tricky at first.
"If the pressure bomb exploded in the cockpit the shrapnel would easily kill both pilots."Even if the crew somehow survived the blast, the corrosive chemical mix could cause damage to controls and flight systems bringing down the jet.
Meanwhile counter-terror experts probing the crash believe it may have been torn apart by a Lockerbie-style "pressure bomb."
The IED that was recovered from the stomach of the slain jawan was a pressure bomb which explodes on being disturbed.
We take pressure bomb readings weekly and track data from our Ranch Systems Weather Station.
In an RDI approach, a deficit threshold (a predetermined level of midday water deficit) is measured by using a pressure chamber (pressure bomb) to measure vine leaf water status.