Detonator

A detonator is a device used to trigger an explosive device. Detonators can be chemically, mechanically, or electrically initiated, the latter two being the most common. The commercial use of explosives uses electrical detonators or the capped fuse which is a length of safety fuse to which an ordinary detonator has been crimped. Many detonators` ....
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Detonator

• (n.) One who, or that which, detonates. • (n.) One that detonates • (n.) Something used to detonate a charge, as a detonating fuse. • (n.) A case containing detonating powder, the explosion of which serves as a signal, as on railroads. • (n.) An explosive whose action is practically instantaneous. • (n.) A gun fired ...
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detonator

detonating device noun a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
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Detonator

[game] Detonator is a drinking game involving smashing a beer can on one`s head. It is played across the United States, and supposedly originated among college students attending Montana State University – Bozeman. == Rules == Detonator can be played with two or more people. Players typically gather together in an outdoor setting. Game pl...
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Detonator

[railway] A railway detonator (torpedo in North America) is a coin-sized device that is used to make a loud sound as a warning signal to train drivers. It is placed on the top of the rail, usually secured with two lead straps, one on each side. When the wheel of the train passes over, it explodes emitting a loud bang. It was invented in 184...
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Detonator

[Worlds of Fun] Detonator is a Space Shot ride at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Missouri. It made history as the first Space Shot ride in the United States, as well as the first in the world to have a twin-tower form. Detonator launches riders 150 feet in the air only to fall right back down. ...
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Detonator

Det'o·na`tor (dĕt'o*nā`tẽr) noun One who, or that which, detonates.
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Detonator

Det'o·na`tor noun One that detonates ; specif.: (a) An explosive whose action is practically instantaneous. (b) Something used to detonate a charge, as a detonating fuse. (c) A case containing detonating powder, the explosion of which serves as a signal, as on railroads. (d)...
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Detonator

A detonator is a contrivance containing a very sensitive explosive, used to fire a larger charge of a less sensitive and more manageable explosive. Detonators commonly contain mercury fulminate, lead azide and tetranitroaniline. Certain chemical compounds have been commonly used as detonators. These compounds on being exposed to heat or suddenly st...
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Detonator

A device containing a small detonating charge that is used for detonating an explosive, including, but not limited to, blasting caps, exploders, electric detonators, and delay electric blasting caps.
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Detonator

A device containing a small detonating charge that is used for detonating an explosive, including, but not limited to, blasting caps, exploders, electric detonators, and delay electric blasting caps.
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Detonator

A warning device, much beloved of railways, secured to a running rail, which creates a loud bang when run over by a train or mechanised vehicle. Used a a warning device to alert drivers that the train must be stopped.
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detonator

an explosive capsule placed on the rail to give an audible danger signal to drivers
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Detonator

Any device containing a detonating charge that is used for initiating detonation in an explosive; the term includes, but is not limited to, electric blasting caps of instantaneous and delay types, blasting caps for use with safety fuses and detonating-cord delay connectors. 18 USC
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detonator

detonator (de'tunā"tur) , type of explosive that reacts with great rapidity and is used to set off other, more inert explosives. Fulminate of mercury mixed with potassium chlorate is a commonly used detonator. The word is also applied to equipment which, by flame, spark, percussion, fr...
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detonator

Small explosive charge used to trigger off a main charge of high explosive. The relatively unstable compounds mercury fulminate and lead azide are often used in detonators, being set off by a lighted fuse or, more commonly, an electric current
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detonator

[n] - a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive
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