underwater-mine extender mechanism

underwater-mine extender mechanism

[¦ən·dər¦wȯd·ər ′mīn ik′sten·dər ‚mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(ordnance)
An item designed to extend the detonator into the booster for arming an underwater mine by means of hydrostatic pressure.
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