detonation

[ det-n-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF detonation

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He shuddered at the thought of the havoc which its detonation would cause.

The detonation of a cartridge or so when a bombardment is going on, what does it count for?

The detonation that followed startled him out of his self-possession.

It was not the shouts of men, nor the detonation of guns, nor the pealing of the thunder.

No detonation was heard in the inside, for there was no air.

A detonation, loud as a hundred peals of thunder, rent the air.

But it was not a detonation like that of the report of a rifle or revolver.

Then, afresh, I saw them look in their knapsacks, and next I heard a detonation.

The crater produced by this detonation was 320 feet deep and 1200 feet in diameter.

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

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