Thesaurus / detonation
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It did not seem reasonable that if the monsters possessed a detonation beam that they'd turn it on their own confederates.

Operation TerrorWilliam Fitzgerald Jenkins

There was a flash and a detonation, and Ormsgill heard a curious droning sound as if a bee had passed above his head.

Long OddsHarold Bindloss

"That is incidentally a venturesome word to select from your vocabulary," said the even voice, a sort of detonation in it.

Satan SandersonHallie Erminie Rives

Placed on burning coals, they decrepitate on drying, and produce a species of explosion or detonation.

The charge is placed in the cavity and prepared for detonation with an electrical exploder and 224 stemming.

When the mixture of glue and nitric acid is much evaporated, a detonation at last takes place.

The detonation of the torpedo was followed immediately by a further explosion of extremely strong effect.

The subsequent crash was like the detonation of a great bomb.

Alias The Lone WolfLouis Joseph Vance

At an earlier time this would have been a fuse to a detonation of defiance from her.

The detonation of Instantanium 512 would finish the job by doing what high-pressure helium could never do.

The Bramble BushGordon Randall Garrett

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