adjective see detonate

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  • detonative — adjective That is liable to detonate spontaneously …   Wiktionary

  • detonative — det·o·na·tive …   English syllables

  • detonative — adjective exploding almost instantaneously • Similar to: ↑explosive • Derivationally related forms: ↑detonate …   Useful english dictionary

  • detonation — detonative, adj. /det n ay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of detonating. 2. an explosion. 3. Mach. the premature spontaneous burning of a fuel air mixture in an internal combustion engine due to the high temperature of air compressed in a cylinder. [1670 …   Universalium

  • blow up — verb 1. cause to burst with a violent release of energy (Freq. 4) We exploded the nuclear bomb • Syn: ↑explode, ↑detonate, ↑set off • Derivationally related forms: ↑blowup, ↑detonative …   Useful english dictionary

  • detonate — verb ( nated; nating) Etymology: French détoner to explode, from Latin detonare to expend thunder, from de + tonare to thunder more at thunder Date: 1729 intransitive verb to explode with sudden violence transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pyrotechnic composition — A pyrotechnic composition is a substance or mixture of substances designed to produce an effect by heat, light, sound, gas or smoke or a combination of these, as a result of non detonative self sustaining exothermic chemical reactions.… …   Wikipedia

  • Motor de detonación por pulsos — Un prototipo de motor de detonación por pulsos operando a una frecuencia de 35 Hz. Los prototipos utilizados en tierra están sujetos a un fuerte autocalentamiento, con lo que se necesita un sistema de refrigeración de agua. El fuel y el oxidante… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Импульсный детонационный двигатель — Экспериментальный импульсный детонационный двигатель, работающий с частотой повторения импульсов в 35 Гц. Использует водяное охлаждение. Импульсный детонационный двигатель (Пульсирующий детонационный двигатель, англ.  …   Википедия

  • detonate — [ dɛtəneɪt] verb explode or cause to explode. Derivatives detonation noun detonative adjective Origin C18 (earlier (C17) as detonation): from L. detonat , detonare, from de down + tonare to thunder …   English new terms dictionary

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