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Propane bomb         
A propane bomb is a type of improvised explosive device which uses commercially available bottled gas cylinders, a kind of BLEVE. The devices have been used in terror attacks and school bombing plots.
propane         
  • Domestic spherical steel pressure vessel for propane storage.
  • Temperature–density curve for liquid/vapor propane
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CHEMICAL COMPOUND, COMMONLY USED AS A FUEL
Propan; C3H8; Dimethylmethane; R-290; Propane gas; E944; C3h8; CH3CH2CH3; Overfill Prevention Device; Tricarbon octahydride; R-290a; Propane tank; Liquid propane; Dimethyl methane; N-Propane; Propyl hydride; Biopropane
['pr??pe?n]
¦ noun Chemistry a flammable hydrocarbon gas of the alkane series, present in natural gas and used as bottled fuel. [C3H8.]
Origin
C19: from propionic acid + -ane2.
Unguided bomb         
  • Mk. 82 bomb with a Snake Eye tail retarding device – this photograph shows an unfuzed, museum display Mk 82 with its usual combat paint scheme. For display purposes, the optional high-drag Snake Eye tailfin set used for low-altitude release is shown.
AERIAL BOMB WITHOUT GUIDANCE, DESIGNED FOR BALLISTIC DELIVERY
Free-fall bomb; Dumb bomb; Gravity bombs; Iron bomb; Unguided bombs; Retarded bomb; Free fall bomb; Gravity bomb; Retarding bomb; Retard bomb; Bomb retarder
An unguided bomb, also known as a free-fall bomb, gravity bomb, dumb bomb, or iron bomb, is a conventional or nuclear aircraft-delivered bomb that does not contain a guidance system and hence simply follows a ballistic trajectory. This described all aircraft bombs in general service until the latter half of World War II, and the vast majority until the late 1980s.