bursting charge

Definitions of bursting charge
1

n a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time

Synonyms:
burster, charge, explosive charge
Types:
shot
an explosive charge used in blasting
undercharge
an insufficient charge
rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellent
an explosive charge that propels a rocket
Type of:
explosive
a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck

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