Semtex meaning

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A highly malleable plastic explosive.
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A highly malleable general purpose plastic explosive.
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Origin of semtex

  • Semt(ín) , village in the Czech Republic where the explosive is manufactured English ex(plosive)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • A genericization of the trademarked name Semtex, derived from the Czech name of the suburb of Pardubice where it was manufactured, Semtín, and ex(plosive).

    From Wiktionary