bursting charge definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • View under Charge.
  • noun:
    • 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

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