Percussion cap

Definition of Percussion cap

a small copper cap or cup, containing fulminating powder, and used with a percussion lock to explode gunpowder.

See also: Percussion

Related Words

cap, detonating device, detonator, fulminate of mercury, fulminating mercury, mercury fulminate
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