explosive train
A succession of initiating and igniting elements arranged to cause a charge to function.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • explosive train — various stages and components leading to the discharge of an explosive …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • explosive — explosively, adv. explosiveness, n. /ik sploh siv/, adj. 1. tending or serving to explode: an explosive temper; Nitroglycerin is an explosive substance. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of an explosion: explosive violence. 3. likely to lead to… …   Universalium

  • train — v. & n. v. 1 a tr. (often foll. by to + infin.) teach (a person, animal, oneself, etc.) a specified skill esp. by practice (trained the dog to beg; was trained in midwifery). b intr. undergo this process (trained as a teacher). 2 tr. & intr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • train — trainless, adj. /trayn/, n. 1. Railroads. a self propelled, connected group of rolling stock. 2. a line or procession of persons, vehicles, animals, etc., traveling together. 3. Mil. an aggregation of vehicles, animals, and personnel accompanying …   Universalium

  • train — [[t]treɪn[/t]] n. 1) rai a connected group of railroad cars, usu. pushed or pulled by a locomotive 2) a line or procession of persons, vehicles, animals, etc., traveling together 3) mil an aggregation of vehicles and personnel used to carry… …   From formal English to slang

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