detonation


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Synonyms for detonation

Synonyms for detonation

a violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves

Synonyms for detonation

a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

the act of detonating an explosive

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The coastal Province of Tartous has also celebrated the anniversary, as 160 youths participated in a blood detonation campaign, expressing appreciation of the Syrian Army's sacrifices.
These detonation results are immediately correlated with Bit9's up-to-the-second endpoint and server data to confirm the location, scope and severity of the threat across the enterprise.
This raises the question, were the perpetrators feeling lucky or did they have inside information that detonation would be delayed?
KEMET's Pulse Detonation capacitors offer higher and more uniform breakdown voltage performance than competitive products, resulting in increased yields in customer field applications," said Bill Sloka, KEMET Specialty Products Manager.
Authority should immediately transfer to the federal government for responding to a nuclear detonation over the rights and authorities of states and local governments.
This increased the safety of Victory Base Complex residents by negating the possibility of a catastrophic detonation in the Munitions Storage Area (MSA).
Insensitive munitions are designed to resist unplanned detonation by fast or slow cook-of, bullet impact, fragment impact, shaped charge jet impact or sympathetic detonation.
military on Thursday said an American airman has died and a soldier was hurt in a controlled detonation in a U.
In car engines that knock, the flame travels supersonically, a burning known as detonation.
This is a transient state where the detonation wave overshoots its steady state velocity.
Unknown detonation today occurred at a showroom in al-Khadhraa neighborhood, southwestern Kirkuk," the source told Aswat al-Iraq -- Voices of Iraq -- (VOI) on condition of anonymity.
The technique provides a focused, high power ignition source which could pave the way for a variety of new applications, including futuristic "pulse detonation wave" engines for supersonic aircraft, and advanced metal forming and manufacturing techniques.
Navy performed a controlled detonation of a Norwegian missile at Point Mugu on Saturday after the weapon had malfunctioned during a test-launch attempt the day before.
3) Improved data test readiness is getting some attention--but not demonstrative detonation readiness.
detonation velocity, dynamic collision angle, set-up distance etc.