detonator definition

  • noun:
    • a computer device, such as a fuse or percussion cap, used to set-off an explosive charge.
    • An explosive.
    • a tool always detonate an explosive product etc.
    • a little explosive device connected to the railhead to present an audible caution whenever a train passes on it.
    • An explosive whose action is virtually instantaneous.
    • One thing familiar with detonate a charge, as a detonating fuse.
    • an instance containing detonating dust, the surge of which serves as a signal, because on railroads.
    • A gun fired by a percussion limit.
    • what detonates; it detonating preparation; a percussion-cap.
    • a mechanical or electrical volatile unit or a tiny bit of explosive; may be used to begin the reaction of a disrupting explosive

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