Definition Of detonation

noun

the action of causing a bomb or explosive device to explode.

There's a researcher out there - I used him a great deal for this piece and I'm using him some more, he knows at least five of the people who were involved in the making of the bomb and its detonation .

Example Of detonation

  • A 14-year-old boy, Husam Abdu, trying to cross the Hawarah checkpoint near Nablus, was found to be wearing a vest filled with explosives ready for detonation .

  • All he remembers is an earsplitting detonation .

  • An American soldier's hand held video camera captured the detonation of an Improvised Explosive Device.

  • And just very late in the afternoon, just before sunset, there was a loud detonation not far from this hotel.

  • By the end of the vignette, when the bombs are placed and we are waiting for detonation , the tension is almost unbearable.


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