plastic explosive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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plastic explosivenoun [U]

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a ​softexplosivesubstance that is used to make ​bombs and can be ​easilyformed into different ​shapes: They used ​plasticexplosive to ​blow up the ​bridge.
(Definition of plastic explosive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plastic explosive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 塑性炸药…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可塑性炸藥…
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