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adjective Violent, sudden, rapid
noun A chemical that causes a sudden, virtually instantaneous release of pressure, gas, and heat when subjected to sudden shock, altered pressure, or high temperature; explosives in the context of terrorism or violent acts include pipe bombs, hand-grenades, dynamite, and C-4 plastic explosives

explosive

Occupational safety A chemical that causes a sudden, virtually instantaneous release of pressure, gas, and heat when subjected to sudden shock, altered pressure, or high temperature; explosives seen in the context of terrorism or violent acts include pipe bombs, hand-grenades, dynamite, detonators, C-4 plastic explosives Psychology See Explosive personality, Explosive syndrome.
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Based on industry products, the mining explosive market can be segmented into commercial explosives, accessories, initiating explosives, pyrotechnic products and other.
The officials told the committee that the cases for issuance of explosives license to the contractors for Muslim Bagh had been delayed due to official procedures.
For more information contact, Denise Brown, Enforcement Programs and Services, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives at 202-648-7070.
The McLarty State Explosives Facility replaces the Baldivis Explosives Reserve, which is expected to be handed back to LandCorp in June this year.
Seventeen defendants are standing trial in connection to the case, including a 32-year-old Bahraini who said the weapons and explosives were carried by boat from Iran to Nabih Saleh, an island near Sitra, in December 2016.
"This (NBI operation) started with the information that wide-scale distribution and sale of illegal explosives were being undertaken in the area of Compostela Valley," said Lavin.
One significant requirement at the state level is that "all employees doing excavation, tunnel, quarry, earth removal, or construction work, and who are emplacing explosives for detonation, installing primers, fuses, wires, or other means of detonation, or detonating explosives, are required to obtain a certificate of fitness for explosive handlers."
In this situation, the LPG industry has to pay the fee to the Ogra inspectors as well as third-party inspectors of the Explosives Department.
Incidentally, the subject of explosives was on the concurrent legislative list of the Constitution which was deleted with the passage of the 18th Amendment.
New rules devised by the Department of Explosives of the Ministry of Industries and Production (MoIP) has seen the hiring of its own third-party inspectors aside those Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has.
Kathmandu [Nepal], June 28 ( ANI ): The Nepal government has forwarded the procedure to procure the raw materials for the manufacturing of explosives from India.
The explosives and ammunition were buried in the Akhun Zafar Baba Graveyard in the Khwajawas police station area of Shabqadar.

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