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detonation

noun

Synonyms of detonation

the act or an instance of exploding
  • there was a series of detonations around the base of the condemned building, causing it to come crashing down in a matter of minutes

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Antonyms for detonation

  • implosion
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The first known use of detonation was in 1686

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“Detonation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detonation. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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