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Anything made of iron and containing high explosive and detonator will be welcome.
It looked as if Charnock was putting in the dynamite, and Festing hoped he would be careful with the detonator.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
But if it ever came down to it I should be able to knock down an airplane, gum up the works on a fusing detonator, maybe even—.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
Mercury fulminate is more often employed in the detonator, and is prepared from mercury, alcohol, and nitric acid.
The most tremendous explosives refuse to explode unless some detonator like fulminate of mercury is set off first.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
They are none the less violent, however, when, by the agency of a suitable detonator they are caused to explode.
The certainty of ignition afforded by a detonator gives great confidence to the present generation of sportsmen.
DOG BREAKINGWILLIAM NELSON HUTCHINSON
At the bottom of each hole is placed a cartridge of dynamite with a fuse and a detonator.
The use of mercuric fulminate as a detonator dates from about 1814, when the explosive cap was invented.
For practice purposes the explosive was left out, and the detonator wired into an empty tin.

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