detonator

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noun det·o·na·tor \ˈde-tən-ˌā-tər, -tə-ˌnā-\

Definition of detonator

  1. :  a device or small quantity of explosive used for detonating a high explosive

1822

First Known Use of detonator

1822


DETONATOR Defined for English Language Learners

detonator

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noun det·o·na·tor \ˈde-tən-ˌā-tər, -tə-ˌnā-\

Definition of detonator for English Language Learners

  • : a device that is used to make a bomb explode


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