What does improvised explosive device mean?

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  1. improvised explosive device(Noun)

    an unconventional or amateur explosive weapon made from nonmilitary components, especially one used by guerillas, commandos or terrorists.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. improvised explosive device

    A device placed or fabricated in an improvised manner incorporating destructive, lethal, noxious, pyrotechnic, or incendiary chemicals and designed to destroy, incapacitate, harass, or distract. It may incorporate military stores, but is normally devised from nonmilitary components. Also called IED.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of improvised explosive device in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of improvised explosive device in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Raul Munguia:

    At that time, Austin Police noticed what appeared to be an improvised explosive device inside the vehicle. the officers noticed that the suspect was wearing some sort of vest.

  2. Sartaj Aziz:

    The infrastructure of the Haqqani network in North Waziristan, which included the IED (improvised explosive device) factories and a number of other capacities including communication, has been disrupted.

  3. Chris Elliot:

    It’s crucial now to talk about safe behaviors, firstly, we talk about different types of mines and IEDs( improvised explosive device) and how to spot them when they go back to their homes. Then we talk about dangerous areas, and then thirdly we talk about what you would do if you saw a landmine.

Images & Illustrations of improvised explosive device

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Translations for improvised explosive device

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  • عبوة ناسفةArabic
  • மேம்பட்ட வெடிக்கும் சாதனம்Tamil
  • تعمیراتی دھماکہ خیز آلہUrdu

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