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detonate

detonate Sentence Examples

  • It is very difficult to detonate by percussion.

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  • Guncotton in an air-dry state, whether in the original form or after grinding to pulp and compressing, burns with very great rapidity but does not detonate unless confined.

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  • As the quantity of contained water increases it becomes difficult or even impossible to detonate by an ordinary blow.

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  • This will detonate a muted explosion that results in a perfect strike.

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  • Guncotton containing more than 15% of water is uninflammable, may be compressed or worked without danger and is much more difficult to detonate by a fulminate.

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  • A small charge of dry guncotton will, however, detonate the wet material, and this peculiarity is made use of in the employment of guncotton for blasting purposes.

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  • The liquid when soaked into a porous combustible substance like blotting-paper burns rapidly and quietly, and when struck with a hammer on a hard surface violently detonates; when a little of the liquid is spread on an anvil and struck, the portion immediately under the hammer only will, as a rule, detonate, the remainder being scattered.

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  • Who took the decision to detonate a bomb at the War Memorial in Enniskillen on Remembrance Sunday?

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  • detonate another explosion of arts activity.

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  • detonate the mines.

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  • detonate on impact.

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  • detonate on contact with water, has been cordoned off.

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  • They look like brightly colored drinks cans; many do not detonate on impact.

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  • detonate at the first inkling he has been identified.

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  • detonate detonating enough explosive to seal the jeweled gateway forever to accommodate an irrational mortal fear?

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  • ordnance delivered failed to detonate on impact.

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  • However much compressed by mechanical means it is still a porous mass, and when it is confined as in a gun the flame and hot gases from the portion first ignited permeate the remainder, generally causing it actually to detonate, or to burn so rapidly that its action approaches detonation.

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  • Guncotton containing more than 15% of water is uninflammable, may be compressed or worked without danger and is much more difficult to detonate by a fulminate This formula is retained mainly on account of its simplicity.

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  • and it is very difficult to detonate by percussion; its salts, however, are more readily detonated.

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