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  • n. The explosive pentaerythritol tetranitrate

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Examples

  • Reaching into his dive satchel, he pulled out the coils of detonation cord, a thin, malleable explosive of pentrite wrapped within a soft, pliable textile that appeared to be a long strand of nylon rope.

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  • He has pleaded guilty to trying to blow up the Northwest Airlines plane by injecting chemicals into a package of pentrite explosive concealed in his underwear and is due to be sentenced Thursday.

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  • My supplier of pentrite stupidly got himself pinched in Albania with two kilos.

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  • The explosives stashed in the house, a garage and a car included 1,330 kilogrammes of ammonium nitrate, 75 kilogrammes of potassium nitrate and 40 litres of sulphuric acid, pentrite, aluminium powder and nitromethane.

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  • U.S. officials say a Nigerian man, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, tried to destroy a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day by injecting chemicals into a package of pentrite explosive concealed in his underwear.

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  • Abdulmutallab was traveling from Amsterdam when he tried to destroy the plane carrying by injecting chemicals into a package of pentrite explosive concealed in his underwear, authorities say.

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  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, was traveling from Amsterdam when he tried to destroy the plane by injecting chemicals into a package of pentrite explosive concealed in his underwear, authorities say.

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  • The Nigerian man was traveling from Amsterdam when he tried to destroy the plane by injecting chemicals into a package of pentrite explosive concealed in his underwear, authorities say.

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  • The debate in Europe follows the failed attempt by a Nigerian man, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, to destroy the Northwest Airlines flight bound from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day by injecting chemicals into a package of pentrite explosive concealed in his underwear.

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  • The explosives stashed in the house, a garage and a car included 1,330 kilograms of ammonium nitrate, 75 kilograms of potassium nitrate and 40 liters of sulphuric acid, pentrite, aluminium powder and nitromethane.

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