bursting charge

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Synonyms for bursting charge

a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time

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The answer provided later in the issue stated that the PIAT was the 'odd man' because it was propelled by a bursting charge and that it used a shaped charge to penetrate armour.
It contained purpose built facilities for the wartime production of mustard gas,its storage in underground chambers, filling of munitions with chemical agents and explosive bursting charges and fuses.