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 substance, as fulminate of mercury, which when struck, explodes with violence and a loud report.

{Detonating primer}, a primer exploded by a fuse; -- used to explode gun cotton in blasting operations.

{Detonating tube}, a strong tube of glass, usually graduated, closed at one end, and furnished with two wires passing through its sides at opposite points, and nearly meeting, for the purpose of exploding gaseous mixtures by an electric spark, as in gas analysis, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • detonating gas — sprogiosios dujos statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. detonating gas; oxyhydrogen gas vok. Knallgas, n; Sprenggas, n rus. гремучий газ, m pranc. gaz détonant, m; gaz explosif, m; gaz fulminant, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 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

  • detonating gas — /ˈdɛtəneɪtɪŋ ˌgæs/ (say detuhnayting .gas) noun → electrolytic gas …   Australian English dictionary

  • detonating gas — n. gas mixture of two quantities of hydrogen with one quantity of oxygen that explodes loudly when ignited …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 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

  • electrolytic gas — /əˌlɛktrəlɪtɪk ˈgæs/ (say uh.lektruhlitik gas) noun a gas produced by the electrolysis of water, consisting of a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen in the ratio 2:1 by volume; detonating gas …   Australian English dictionary

  • oxyhydrogen gas — sprogiosios dujos statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. detonating gas; oxyhydrogen gas vok. Knallgas, n; Sprenggas, n rus. гремучий газ, m pranc. gaz détonant, m; gaz explosif, m; gaz fulminant, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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