Associations to the word «Detonate»

Wiktionary

DETONATE, verb. (intransitive) To explode; to blow up. Specifically, to combust supersonically via shock compression.
DETONATE, verb. (transitive) To cause an explosion.

Dictionary definition

DETONATE, verb. Cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb".
DETONATE, verb. Burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded".

Wise words

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