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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive.

Usage examples (31)
  • Besides, the detonator is not yet manufactured that will explode that charge.
  • And interestingly, a similar detonator is connected to a massive nuclear device under the city of Munich, set to ignite in eighty hours.
  • The detonator is a rifle cartridge with a nail on the primer cap.
  • A “nano detonator”, that is, a detonator roughly smaller than an electron. for more
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