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  • a device used to detonate an explosive device etc.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Det"o*na`tor (?), n. One that detonates; specif.: (a) An explosive whose action is practically instantaneous. (b) Something used to detonate a charge, as a detonating fuse. (c) A case containing detonating powder, the explosion of which serves as a signal, as on railroads. (d) A gun fired by a percussion cap. [Obs.]

Det"o*na`tor (d&ebreve;t"&osl;*nā`t&etilde;r), n. One who, or that which, detonates.

Det"o*na`tor (?), n. One that detonates; specif.: (a) An explosive whose action is practically instantaneous. (b) Something used to detonate a charge, as a detonating fuse. (c) A case containing detonating powder, the explosion of which serves as a signal, as on railroads. (d) A gun fired by a percussion cap. [Obs.]

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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