HyperDic: explosive_device

English > 1 sense of the expression explosive device:
NOUNartifactexplosive devicedevice that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy
English > explosive device: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningdevice that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy.
PartsexplosiveA chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
NarrowerbombAn explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
detonator, detonating device, capA mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive
fuel-air explosive, FAEA device consisting of a container of fuel and two explosive charges
improvised explosive device, I.E.D., IEDAn explosive device that is improvised
mineexplosive device that explodes / explodes on contact
petardAn explosive device used to break down a gate or wall
seal bombA small explosive device (resembling a firecracker) that is used underwater in order to frighten mammals away from fishing / fishing grounds
shoe bombAn explosive device concealed inside the heel and sole of a shoe
torpedoA small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it
torpedoAn explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishartefacto explosivo, mecanismo explosivo
Catalanartefacte explosiu, mecanisme explosiu

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