Associations to the word «Detonation»
DETONATION, noun. An explosion or sudden report made by the near-instantaneous decomposition or combustion of unstable substances as, the detonation of gun cotton. Specifically, combustion that spreads supersonically via shock compression.
DETONATION, noun. Engine knocking, an improper combustion in internal combustion engines
DETONATION, noun. A violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction.
DETONATION, noun. The act of detonating an explosive.
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