plastic explosive

noun

Definition of plastic explosive

  1. :  an explosive that is made of a soft substance like clay that can be formed into different shapes

Word by Word Definitions

plasticplay
  1. :  formative, creative

    :  capable of being molded or modeled

    :  capable of adapting to varying conditions :  pliable

  1. :  a plastic substance

    :  any of numerous organic synthetic or processed materials that are mostly thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers of high molecular weight and that can be made into objects, films, or filaments

    :  credit cards used for payment —called also plastic money

explosiveplay
  1. :  relating to, characterized by, or operated by explosion

    :  resulting from or as if from an explosion

    :  tending to explode

  1. :  an explosive substance

    :  a consonant characterized by explosion in its articulation when it occurs in certain environments :  stop


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