from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device, such as a fuse or percussion cap, used to set off an explosive charge.
- n. An explosive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device used to detonate an explosive device etc.
- n. a small explosive device attached to the railhead to provide an audible warning when a train passes over it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An explosive whose action is practically instantaneous.
- n. Something used to detonate a charge, as a detonating fuse.
- n. A case containing detonating powder, the explosion of which serves as a signal, as on railroads.
- n. A gun fired by a percussion cap.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which detonates; it detonating preparation; a percussion-cap.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
And interestingly, a similar detonator is connected to a massive nuclear device under the city of Munich, set to ignite in eighty hours.
Besides, the detonator is not yet manufactured that will explode that charge.
But suffice it to say that it is concentrated hydrogen peroxide mixed with flour, attached to a very crude detonator, which is, again, a very crude about four gallon plastic container.
A “nano detonator”, that is, a detonator roughly smaller than an electron.
You know, your cell phone now is called a detonator and simple things like Gatorade apparently can be used as a component of a bomb that could take your plane down, so I think people are very weary and they want to know that we're doing things.
And I would raise a concern about the fact that even though there were no detonators, the detonator is the easy part of the explosive.
The detonator was a remote car starter purchased over the Internet.
American Airlines spokesman Tim Smith called the detonator holder "nothing threatening."
In all of this cases, the detonator was a mishandled of the well perforator (made in china).
The detonator is a rifle cartridge with a nail on the primer cap.