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plas·tic explo·sive

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  1. plastic explosive, plastiquenoun

    an explosive material that is easily molded around the object it is intended to destroy


  1. plastic explosivenoun

    Any of a number of explosive materials formulated to be soft and hand malleable.


  1. Plastic explosive

    Plastic explosive is a specialised form of explosive material. It is a soft and hand moldable solid material. Plastic explosives are properly known as putty explosives within the field of explosives engineering. Common plastic explosives include Semtex and C-4. Plastic explosives are especially suited for explosive demolition as they can be easily formed into the best shapes for cutting structural members and have a high enough velocity of detonation and density for metal cutting work. They are generally not used for ordinary blasting as they tend to be significantly more expensive than other materials that perform just as well in that field. Also, when an explosive is combined with a plasticizer, its power is generally lower than when it is pure.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plastic explosive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plastic explosive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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