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Burster  n.  One that bursts.

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"Burster" Quotes from Famous Books

... for 1,006 weapons, of which number the first 41 were due for delivery in May. By the end of May the number of bomb-throwers and howitzers on order had been increased to 2,056, of eight different patterns. Over 1,000 of these weapons fired a bomb or shell carrying a burster exceeding 90 lbs. in weight, and with a range varying between 1,200 and 2,600 yards. Later in the war, as we gained experience of the value of this form of attack, heavier bombs were introduced for use in the existing bomb-throwers and howitzers. The howitzer as an anti-submarine weapon ...
— The Crisis of the Naval War • John Rushworth Jellicoe

Words linked to "Burster" :   rocket propellent, explosive, rocket propellant, undercharge, burst, shot, charge

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