detonable

adjective
det·​o·​na·​ble | \ ˈde-tᵊn-ə-bəl How to pronounce detonable (audio) , -tə-nə- \

Definition of detonable

: capable of being detonated

Other Words from detonable

detonability \ ˌde-​tᵊn-​ə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce detonability (audio) , ˌde-​tə-​nə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of detonable

1884, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about detonable

Time Traveler for detonable

Time Traveler

The first known use of detonable was in 1884

See more words from the same year

Statistics for detonable

Cite this Entry

“Detonable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/detonable. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

Comments on detonable

What made you want to look up detonable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!