To explode the charge an iron weight, known as a go-devil, was dropped into the well, and striking the disk exploded the cap and fired the torpedo.
Her head felt ready to explode with anger, and adrenaline warmed her from the inside out.
Ouh! ouh! came peals of such healthy and good-humored laughter from the soldiers that it infected the French involuntarily, so much so that the only thing left to do seemed to be to unload the muskets, explode the ammunition, and all return home as quickly as possible.
And the same thing is about to explode onto us.
That he remained so calm when she felt ready to explode again only made her tenser.
It didn't explode into lights but fell to her side of the street.
These fields are about to explode with innovation and advancement.
Cynthia cooked something quick and Italian for dinner, small white things that looked as they would suddenly explode into butterflies, given sufficient time.
When he didn't, she rubbed her face, wondering what exactly she'd been dragged into and if her heart would explode if he reappeared.
He suspected it was the feeling that he was about to explode and not the cool morning.