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Synonyms for detonator
ˈdɛt nˌeɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detonator, detonating device, cap(noun)

    a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive

    Synonyms:
    detonating device, crownwork, chapiter, roof, ceiling, crown, capital, cap, pileus, hood, jacket, jacket crown

Wiktionary

  1. detonator(noun)

    Synonyms:
    torpedo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "detonator":

    clicker, fuze, plunger, trigger, fuse

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  1. detonator

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#13828fuse
#26838torpedo
#40096plunger
#45731clicker
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#264401pileus

How to use detonator in a sentence?

  1. Ed Bridgeman:

    In the past, individuals have used a' dead man’s switch' hidden in a single glove that allows them to trigger a detonator if they shot or get caught, behavioral clues are key. How were these men dressed ? Were they dressed for appropriately for the climate and a long airplane ride ? Were they acting suspicious ?

  2. National Police spokesman Prawut Thavonsiri:

    These mix of chemicals you can easily obtain anywhere legally, but when you combine them, they become a chemical that is quick to catch fire and can be developed to become a detonator, this formula can also be used to enlarge the radius of the bomb. It could be used for both of the bombings. But when the bomb detonates, this element (if used in the bomb) would disappear immediately because it's an amplifier.

  3. Susan Hemming:

    The pair had been very close to carrying out an attack, all they required was to purchase the chemicals to make a detonator.


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