Verb(1) cause to burst with a violent release of energy(2) burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction
(1) It was not clear whether he planned to detonate the bomb at the checkpoint or had intended to explode it at another target.(2) two other bombs failed to detonate(3) a trigger that can detonate nuclear weapons(4) His task is to detonate a nuclear device in Suffolk, which will somehow scare millions into voting Labour.(5) That accord specifically prohibited countries from detonating nuclear weapons in space.(6) One of the two suspects who detonated the bombs is believed to have died in the explosions and the other is still at large.(7) He was apparently waiting to be picked up by the general's official car when the first bomb was detonated by remote control.(8) This results in the stratification of differing concentrations of combustible material within the combustion chambers which is particularly suited to create detonative combustion within the wave rotor.(9) The tube is then subjected to a detonative shock from a high explosive donor charge.(10) However, I wonder if they are capable of making, assembling and detonating a bomb of that capacity.(11) However, no one was injured as one of the petrol bombs detonated inside the porch and another failed to explode.(12) If it did smash into the Earth the effect would be like detonating thousands of nuclear bombs, killing billions of people and wiping out an area the size of Europe.(13) They died after a suicide car bomb detonated at their checkpoint south of the capital.(14) The good news, from it standpoint of the Americans is, that means that most of that lethality is wasted if you're detonating a roadside bomb.(15) Restaurant workers said more than 40 diners were inside when the bomb was detonated .(16) Pakistan and India declared themselves nuclear powers after detonating atomic bombs in 1998.
(1) detonate :: ontplof
1. explode ::
Different Formsdetonate, detonated, detonates, detonating
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