detonator

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

detonate +‎ -or

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛt.ə.neɪ.tə(ɹ)/, /ˈdɛtn̩eɪ.tə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

Three types of detonators for detonating explosive devices
In rail transport a detonator is an explosive device that provides an audible warning

detonator (plural detonators)

  1. A device used to detonate an explosive device etc.
  2. (rail transport, Britain) a small explosive device attached to the railhead to provide an audible warning when a train passes over it.
  3. (archaic) Any explosive whose action is practically instantaneous.
  4. (obsolete) A gun fired by a percussion cap.

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Noun[edit]

detonator c (singular definite detonatoren, plural indefinite detonatorer)

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Noun[edit]

detonator m (plural detonators, diminutive detonatortje n)

  1. detonator.

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Verb[edit]

dētonātor

  1. second-person and third-person singular future passive imperative of dētonō