HyperDic: blasting_cap

English > 1 sense of the expression blasting cap:
NOUNartifactblasting capa small tube filled with detonating substances
English > blasting cap: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small tube filled with detonating substances; used to detonate high explosives.
Partsmercury fulminate, fulminate of mercury, fulminating mercuryA fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated
Broaderdetonator, detonating device, capA mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive

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