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.
Then, afresh, I saw them look in their knapsacks, and next I heard a detonation.
But it was not a detonation like that of the report of a rifle or revolver.
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.