C-4

noun
\ ˈsē-ˈfȯr How to pronounce C-4 (audio) \

Definition of C-4

: a high explosive composed of various chemicals that make it moldable and plastic Before it was detonated, I held a piece of C-4 plastic explosive about the size of a baseball. It felt slightly greasy and granular, but otherwise indistinguishable from my daughter's Play-Doh.— Eric Schlosser

First Known Use of C-4

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“C-4.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/C-4. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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