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rupture zone 'rupture zone' is an military term meaning '(DOD,NATO) The region immediately adjacent to the crater boundary in which the stresses produced by the explosion have exceeded the ultimate strength of the medium. It is characterized by the appearance of numerous radial cracks of various sizes. See also plastic zone'.
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