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
"Plastique surgery", but how many of the current generation remember the use of the word "plastique"?
Fineman, putting this topic in the context of Gingrich's political style, explained, Newt Gingrich is by nature a bomb-thrower, he knows how to put the plastique in just the right place to blow up the bridge.
Planting a little plastique under the lettuce maybe?
Yes, and I think they used plastique for a molded charge.
General Flood says SEAL Team Six found a sizable amount of molded C-4 plastique explosives.
It was concealed by an outer shell of plastique explosives and a complex maze of blasting caps and six separate firing circuits.
First, Wolf had very carefully used the fingers of his manacled left hand to pop open the ring and use some of the plastique in it to crack open his left manacle.
References: pour de bon = for good; onze ans = eleven years old; Tous mes copains sont mes meilleurs copains = All my friends are my best friends; art plastique (m) et sport (m) = visual art and gym; anniversaire (m) = birthday, anniversary
Le cerceau en plastique, symbole des années 1960, qui fait la taille en rond de serviette et les abdominaux en acier, réapparaît dans le vestiaire des filles.
It may be a Ciroen model, but is also a blend of plastique explosive favoured by demolition crews, mining Johnnies and liberation armies.