powder squib


powder squib
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English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • Squib — (skw[i^]b), n. [OE. squippen, swippen, to move swiftly, Icel. svipa to swoop, flash, dart, whip; akin to AS. swipian to whip, and E. swift, a. See {Swift}, a.] 1. A little pipe, or hollow cylinder of paper, filled with powder or combustible… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squib load — A squib load, also known as a squib round, pop and no kick, or just a squib, is a firearms malfunction in which a fired projectile does not have enough force behind it to exit the barrel, and thus becomes stuck. This type of malfunction can be… …   Wikipedia

  • Squib (explosive) — A typical Chinese Squib A squib is a miniature explosive device used in a wide range of industries, from special effects to military applications. It resembles a tiny stick of dynamite, both in appearance and construction, although with… …   Wikipedia

  • squib — /skwɪb/ (say skwib) noun 1. a short witty or sarcastic saying or writing. 2. a firework consisting of a tube or ball filled with powder, which burns with a hissing noise terminated usually by a slight explosion. 3. any firework. 4. a pyrotechnic… …   Australian English dictionary

  • squib — [[t]skwɪb[/t]] n. v. squibbed, squib•bing 1) lit. a short, witty or sarcastic saying or writing 2) lit. jou a short news story, often used as a filler 3) a small firework, consisting of a tube or ball filled with powder, that burns with a hissing …   From formal English to slang

  • squib — squibbish, adj. /skwib/, n., v., squibbed, squibbing. n. 1. a short and witty or sarcastic saying or writing. 2. Journalism. a short news story, often used as a filler. 3. a small firework, consisting of a tube or ball filled with powder, that… …   Universalium

  • squib — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1525 1. a. a short humorous or satiric writing or speech b. a short news item; especially filler 2. a. a small firecracker b. a broken firecracker in which the powder burns with a fizz 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squib — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, agile wit, black humor, blasting cap, burlesque, cap, caricature, comedy, detonating powder, detonator, dry wit, electric detonator, esprit, exploder, farce, fulminating mercury, fuse, hatchet job, humor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Harry Potter universe — The fictional universe of J. K. Rowling s Harry Potter series of fantasy novels comprises two separate and distinct societies: the wizarding world and the Muggle world. The Muggle World is the series name for the world inhabited by the non… …   Wikipedia

  • Animagus — In diesem Artikel werden wichtige Begriffe aus den sieben Bänden der Harry Potter Romanreihe von Joanne K. Rowling beschrieben. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Menschen 1.1 Zauberer und Hexen 1.1.1 Reinblut 1.1.2 Halbblut …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Auror — In diesem Artikel werden wichtige Begriffe aus den sieben Bänden der Harry Potter Romanreihe von Joanne K. Rowling beschrieben. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Menschen 1.1 Zauberer und Hexen 1.1.1 Reinblut 1.1.2 Halbblut …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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