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Synonyms for detonation
ˌdɛt nˈeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. explosion, detonation, blowup(noun)

    a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

    Synonyms:
    outburst, enlargement, gush, plosion, magnification, blowup, explosion, effusion, ebullition, burst

  2. detonation(noun)

    the act of detonating an explosive

    Synonyms:
    explosion, blowup

Wiktionary

  1. detonation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflagration

  2. detonation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflagration

  3. detonation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflagration

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. detonation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    explosion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "detonation":

    explosion, fusing, bombing, blast, bang, firing

How to pronounce detonation?

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How to say detonation in sign language?

  1. detonation

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How to use detonation in a sentence?

  1. Brenna Hosey:

    At this point is when we heard the 14 minutes til detonation announcement.

  2. Sand Aijo:

    Once they hit the ground, the way Travis began positioning his body, it just wasn't -- it seemed strange to me, he kind of began to position himself, while still, mind Sand Aijo, holding this guy down, that's when the detonation happened.

  3. Cedric Leighton:

    The FOAB is a thermobaric bomb, which means that its payload explodes at much higher temperatures, the result is that living things within the area of detonation are vaporized, making the FOAB a spectacularly terrible weapon.

  4. The PKK:

    Two of our armored vehicles suffered heavy damage after the detonation of hand-made explosives on the road. As a result of the blast, there were martyrs and wounded among our heroic armed comrades.

  5. Brian McGlinchey:

    Al Sharbi’s been deemed a high-risk individual who allegedly attended a training camp in Afghanistan and is a self-proclaimed bomb-maker, other detainees told interrogators Al Sharbi had been seen talking to Bin Laden, was very proficient with weapons and had been selected for specialized remote control detonation training.


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