plastic explosive Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "plastic explosive" - English Dictionary

See all translations

plastic explosivenoun [U]

uk   us  
a soft explosive substance that is used to make bombs and can be easily formed into different shapes: They used plastic explosive to blow up the bridge.
Translations of “plastic explosive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可塑性炸藥…
in Chinese (Simplified) 塑性炸药…
(Definition of plastic explosive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of plastic explosive?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

They carried out an experiment: phrasal verbs in formal writing
They carried out an experiment: phrasal verbs in formal writing
by Liz Walter,
August 05, 2015
I have written previously about using phrasal verbs to avoid over-formal language, but what happens when you need to write in a formal style, for instance in an academic essay, a report, or a formal letter? Although we often think of phrasal verbs and other multi-word verbs as being rather informal, the

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More