Sentence Examples with the word Detonated

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

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

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

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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.