blowing charge

noun

Definition of blowing charge

: a small charge of powder or of a mixture of powder and coal dust having just sufficient strength to blow out the fuse plug of a shell without rupturing the shell

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“Blowing charge.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blowing%20charge. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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