HyperDic: detonator

English > 1 sense of the word detonator:
NOUNartifactdetonator, detonating device, capa mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive
detonator > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'tahney.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > detonator: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive.
Synonymsdetonating device, cap
Narrowerblasting capA small tube filled with detonating substances
percussion capA detonator that explodes when struck
Broaderexplosive devicedevice that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy
Spanishdetonador, detonante
Catalandetonador
Verbsdetonatecause to burst with a violent release of energy

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