Definition for "bursting charge"
Hyponym for "bursting charge"
Hypernym for "bursting charge"
- a little quantity of fine dust to secure the ignition of a charge of coarse powder in blasting.
- In mining, a little cost of good powder, put in experience of a charge of coarse dust to insure the ignition of this latter.
- 2. In ordnance, the cost of dust necessary for bursting a shell or case-shot.
- a quantity of volatile is tripped at one time