Detonating
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Detonating — Det o*na ting, a. & n. from {Detonate}. [1913 Webster] {Detonating gas}, a mixture of two volumes of hydrogen with one volume of oxygen, which explodes with a loud report upon ignition. {Detonating powder}, any powder or solid substance, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • detonating — non·detonating; …   English syllables

  • detonating — det·o·nat·ing || detneɪtɪŋ / detÉ™neɪt adj. exploding (of ammunition) det·o·nate || detÉ™neɪt v. set off an explosive; blow up, explode …   English contemporary dictionary

  • detonating — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Detonating gas — Detonating Det o*na ting, a. & n. from {Detonate}. [1913 Webster] {Detonating gas}, a mixture of two volumes of hydrogen with one volume of oxygen, which explodes with a loud report upon ignition. {Detonating powder}, any powder or solid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Detonating powder — Detonating Det o*na ting, a. & n. from {Detonate}. [1913 Webster] {Detonating gas}, a mixture of two volumes of hydrogen with one volume of oxygen, which explodes with a loud report upon ignition. {Detonating powder}, any powder or solid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Detonating primer — Detonating Det o*na ting, a. & n. from {Detonate}. [1913 Webster] {Detonating gas}, a mixture of two volumes of hydrogen with one volume of oxygen, which explodes with a loud report upon ignition. {Detonating powder}, any powder or solid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Detonating tube — Detonating Det o*na ting, a. & n. from {Detonate}. [1913 Webster] {Detonating gas}, a mixture of two volumes of hydrogen with one volume of oxygen, which explodes with a loud report upon ignition. {Detonating powder}, any powder or solid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Detonating cord — Reinforced detonation cord filled with Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN) …   Wikipedia

  • detonating gas — sprogiosios dujos statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis H₂ ir O₂ (2:1) mišinys. atitikmenys: angl. detonating gas rus. гремучий газ ryšiai: sinonimas – perkūno dujos …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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