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detonated


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Detonate  \Det"o*nate\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Detonated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Detonating}.]  [L.  detonare,  v.  i.,  to  thunder  down 
  de  +  tonare  to  thunder;  akin  to  E.  thunder.  See  {Thunder}, 
  and  cf  {Detonize}.] 
  To  explode  with  a  sudden  report;  as  niter  detonates  with 
  sulphur. 




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