explosive charge

NOUN
  1. a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
    this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains
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How To Use explosive charge In A Sentence

  • Provincial police liaison officer Superintendent Miranda Mills said today police did not know why the 25 kg of commercial explosive ammonium nitrate and 175 pentolite explosive charges had been cached in the area. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • This material was used to blow up the Pan Am airplane over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1987, and can also be used as the explosive charge in the detonation of a nuclear device.
  • Apparently, they made their way into the basement, planted explosive charges, and detonated them.
  • The two powerful explosive charges being laid are expertly placed.
  • The gun was of unusual design, with a series of explosive charges placed in side chambers extending obliquely from the barrel along its length, rather like the ribs on a fish-bone.
  • They rammed an explosive charge home and detonated it by remote control.
  • They rammed an explosive charge home and detonated it by remote control.
  • A few hours later, troops blew up the house with explosive charges.
  • Stage separation was achieved by a small explosive charge.
  • The introduction of metal-jacketed cartridges containing a percussive, explosive charge and a bullet in a single unit enabled Gatling to invent a self-loading primitive machine gun.
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