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1. detonator

noun. ['ˈdɛtəˌneɪtɝ'] a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive.

Synonyms

  • explosive device
  • detonating device
  • percussion cap
  • cap

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • detonate (English)
  • detonare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Detonator

  • accelerator
  • accumulator
  • activator
  • actuator
  • actuator
  • administrator
  • agitator
  • alligator
  • allocator
  • alternator
  • animator
  • applicator
  • appropriator
  • arbitrator
  • aviator
  • calculator
  • carburetor
  • cogenerator
  • collaborator
  • commentator

Example sentences of the word detonator


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hop into the police car below and run into objects, releasing the pieces to build a detonator.

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