priming charge

priming charge
noun
: a small charge of easily detonated explosive used to ignite a main charge (as a propelling charge in a gun)

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  • priming charge — detonuojamasis užtaisas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pradinis užtaisas, kuris perduoda detonaciją visam užtaisui. atitikmenys: angl. priming charge pranc. charge d’amorçage …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • charge d’amorçage — detonuojamasis užtaisas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pradinis užtaisas, kuris perduoda detonaciją visam užtaisui. atitikmenys: angl. priming charge pranc. charge d’amorçage …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Priming — Prim ing, n. 1. The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other surface.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Priming of the tide — Priming Prim ing, n. 1. The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Priming tube — Priming Prim ing, n. 1. The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Priming valve — Priming Prim ing, n. 1. The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Priming wire — Priming Prim ing, n. 1. The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • priming — [prī′miŋ] n. 1. the act of a person or thing that primes 2. the explosive used to set off the charge in a gun or in blasting 3. PRIMER2 (sense b) …   English World dictionary

  • Priming — Prime Prime, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Primed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Priming}.] [From {Prime}, a.] 1. To apply priming to, as a musket or a cannon; to apply a primer to, as a metallic cartridge. [1913 Webster] 2. To lay the first color, coating, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • priming — noun Date: 1598 1. the act of one that primes 2. the explosive used in priming a charge 3. primer II,2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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