from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See plastic explosive.

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  • n. A plastic explosive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A composition, somewhat like plaster of Paris, used in modeling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


French, from Latin plasticus, plastic, of modeling; see plastic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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