How to use Detonated in a sentence
When quite dry guncotton is easily detonated by a blow on an anvil or hard surface.
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.
With about 2% of moisture it can still be detonated on an anvil, but the action is generally confined to the piece struck.
Upon impact, a shaped charge that can pierce light armor is detonated.
March Multiple bombs were simultaneously detonated on packed commuter trains in Madrid killing nearly 200 people and injuring nearly 2000.Advertisement
Bomb disposal experts then detonated this device the following day.
Army bomb disposal experts, who said that the mine was still capable of killing, safely detonated it during the night.
It detonated, leaving only a loud high pitched howl and the smell of burning web behind.
Next up was the Lochnager crater, created when the British tunneled under the german redoubt and detonated 60,000 lbs of explosives.
Crews use signboards or small gunpowder charges detonated by an oncoming train's front wheels to warn of blockages ahead.Advertisement
The crew put on their German naval uniforms, the German ensign was hoisted and explosive charges detonated.
Highly radioactive fallout would be generated even by a small nuclear weapon detonated just below the Earth 's surface.
Next up was the Lochnager crater, created when the British tunneled under the German Redoubt and detonated 60,000 lbs of explosives.
Whilst surrender talks were going on the Germans abandoned ship and scuttling charges detonated her magazine, ending the last of Spee 's squadron.
Crews use signboards or small gunpowder charges detonated by an oncoming train 's front wheels to warn of blockages ahead.Advertisement
Her arrival detonated the budding relationship between Meredith and Derek.
Godzilla was awoken when the hydrogen bomb was tested and Gamera stirs after an atomic bomb is detonated.
In 1945, America detonated an atomic bomb over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in one of the most tragic and destructive military attacks in world history.
Compressed dry guncotton is easily detonated by an initiative detonator such as mercuric fulminate.
Lemery showed that a mixture of hydrogen and air detonated on the application of a light.Advertisement