How to use Detonated in a sentence

detonated
  • When quite dry guncotton is easily detonated by a blow on an anvil or hard surface.

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  • She was under heavy fire, and as she appeared to be sinking, the order was given to abandon ship and blow the charges; they detonated and the ship sank.

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  • With about 2% of moisture it can still be detonated on an anvil, but the action is generally confined to the piece struck.

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  • Upon impact, a shaped charge that can pierce light armor is detonated.

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  • March Multiple bombs were simultaneously detonated on packed commuter trains in Madrid killing nearly 200 people and injuring nearly 2000.

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  • Bomb disposal experts then detonated this device the following day.

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  • Army bomb disposal experts, who said that the mine was still capable of killing, safely detonated it during the night.

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  • It detonated, leaving only a loud high pitched howl and the smell of burning web behind.

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  • Next up was the Lochnager crater, created when the British tunneled under the german redoubt and detonated 60,000 lbs of explosives.

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  • Crews use signboards or small gunpowder charges detonated by an oncoming train's front wheels to warn of blockages ahead.

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  • The crew put on their German naval uniforms, the German ensign was hoisted and explosive charges detonated.

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  • Highly radioactive fallout would be generated even by a small nuclear weapon detonated just below the Earth 's surface.

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  • Next up was the Lochnager crater, created when the British tunneled under the German Redoubt and detonated 60,000 lbs of explosives.

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  • Whilst surrender talks were going on the Germans abandoned ship and scuttling charges detonated her magazine, ending the last of Spee 's squadron.

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  • Crews use signboards or small gunpowder charges detonated by an oncoming train 's front wheels to warn of blockages ahead.

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  • Her arrival detonated the budding relationship between Meredith and Derek.

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  • Godzilla was awoken when the hydrogen bomb was tested and Gamera stirs after an atomic bomb is detonated.

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  • In 1945, America detonated an atomic bomb over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in one of the most tragic and destructive military attacks in world history.

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  • Compressed dry guncotton is easily detonated by an initiative detonator such as mercuric fulminate.

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  • Lemery showed that a mixture of hydrogen and air detonated on the application of a light.

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