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detonate (verb), detonates; detonated; detonating
1. To produce a loud noise by the sudden liberation of gas in connexion with chemical decomposition or combination; to explode with a sudden loud report (as when heated or struck).
2. To cause to explode with a sudden loud report, as a result of the act of a chemical decomposition or combination.
This entry is located in the following units: de- (page 43) tono-, ton-, -tonia, -tonic, -tonous, -tony (page 1)