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a source of danger or difficulty not easily foreseen and avoided

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an explosive mine hidden underground

an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty

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Titles of these banned documents included How To Make Black Powder And Other Explosives, FMS-31 Boobytrap, Improvised Munitions Handbook and Amateur Pyrotechnics.
Outlining a statement of background facts, Duncan Atkinson, prosecuting, said the discs contained US Army field manuals, chapters on explosives, boobytraps, weapons and grenades.
A visit never fails to feel like either a particularly ominous episode of Casualty or as if the Viet-Cong have hurriedly left the scene leaving an array of deadly domestic boobytraps - usually of the hot oven, bleach and cat litter variety - in their wake.
SICK pranksters are setting up Aids boobytraps in public places, The People can reveal.
This delightful character boobytraps his victims in order to inflict even more harm on the first responders trying to save them.
The bomb factory six bags of explosives, 64 pressure plates used to trigger boobytraps and 14 controllers for remote detonations.
The secondary device was only found when Army bomb disposal experts moved in to examine the first and began a search for boobytraps.
Artillery, tanks and warplanes pounded the district's northern edge, softening the defences and attempting to set off any bombs and boobytraps before troops moved in.
Members of the Parachute Regiment and Gurkhas watched as the painstakingly slow operation got under way along roads and tunnels, feared to be peppered with mines and boobytraps left by the Serb forces.
They can't take on the Brits in open battle without being wiped out, so boobytraps and sneak attacks have become their main weapons.
BOMBERS have stepped up their deadly game by planting a device and attaching trip wires to set off other boobytraps inside a police station.
The game is set amidst the backdrop of a fictional, crazed idea of a TV show that pits the driving skills of contestants against each other and the threat of boobytraps, explosions and total wreckage that can either be instigated from you, your opponents or by the show's director.
He was also hailed a hero for defusing eight boobytraps in one day while in Afghanistan.
THERE'S some sci-fi suspense but far too much talk as a bunch of prisoners try to make their way out of a high-tech maze dotted with nasty boobytraps like razor wire and acid.
One source told the Daily Mirror fertiliser boobytraps are generally rendered less powerful or even useless after three or more days.