Bursting charge
Burst Burst (b[^u]rst), v. t. 1. To break or rend by violence, as by an overcharge or by strain or pressure, esp. from within; to force open suddenly; as, to burst a cannon; to burst a blood vessel; to burst open the doors. [1913 Webster]

My breast I'll burst with straining of my courage. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To break. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

You will not pay for the glasses you have burst? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

He burst his lance against the sand below. --Fairfax (Tasso). [1913 Webster]

3. To produce as an effect of bursting; as, to burst a hole through the wall. [1913 Webster]

{Bursting charge}. See under {Charge}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bursting charge — Charge Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bursting charge — sprogdinimo užtaisas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis SM (trinitrotoluenas, amonitas ir kt.), įtaisyta sviedinio (minos, bombos, torpedos, raketos) korpuse ir jį sprogdinanti į skeveldras. atitikmenys: angl. bursting charge rus. разрывной… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • bursting charge — sprogdinamasis užtaisas statusas T sritis apsauga nuo naikinimo priemonių apibrėžtis Sprogstamoji medžiaga (trinitrotoluenas, amonitas ir kt.), įtaisyta sviedinio (minos, bombos, torpedos, raketos) korpuse ir jį sprogdinanti į skeveldras.… …   Apsaugos nuo naikinimo priemonių enciklopedinis žodynas

  • bursting charge — noun a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains • Syn: ↑charge, ↑burster, ↑explosive charge • Derivationally related forms: ↑burst (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charge — Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charge and discharge — Charge Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charge sheet — Charge Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Back charge — Charge Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To sound the charge — Charge Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • explosive charge — noun a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains • Syn: ↑charge, ↑burster, ↑bursting charge • Derivationally related forms: ↑burst (for: ↑bu …   Useful english dictionary

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