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detonator


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Detonator  \Det"o*na`tor\,  n. 
  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  A  gun  fired  by  a  percussion  cap.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Detonator  \Det"o*na`tor\  (d[e^]t"[-o]*n[=a]`t[~e]r),  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  detonates. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  detonator 
  n  :  a  mechanical  or  electrical  device  or  a  small  amount  of 
  explosive;  can  be  used  to  fire  an  explosive  charge  [syn: 
  {detonating  device},  {cap}] 




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