Squib sentence example

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  • The squib is lowered after the torpedo, and, when exploded by the descent of the weight, fires the charge.
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  • Now, however, a miniature torpedo known as a go-devil squib, holding about a quart of nitroglycerin, and having a firing-head similar to that already described, is almost invariably employed.
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  • In 1611 Donne wrote a curious and bitter prose squib against the Jesuits, entitled Ignatius his Conclave.
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  • However, I have seen some pointless squibs as well as useful ones, and the book under review contains both types of squib.
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  • However the final half hour of the match passed by without any great incident, a damp squib ahead of Bonfire Night.
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  • A total damp squib compared to the last ever episodes of other Saturday shows.
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