magnesium bomb

noun

Definition of magnesium bomb

: an incendiary bomb made with a light magnesium case and a cone of Thermit powder that burns fiercely when detonated, ignites the magnesium case, and maintains a temperature of over 3000° F for 10 minutes

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“Magnesium bomb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnesium%20bomb. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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