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detonator

noun [C] uk   /ˈdet.ən.eɪ.tər/  us   /ˈdet̬.ən.eɪ.t̬ɚ/
a small amount of explosive in a bomb that explodes first and causes a larger explosion, or an electrical device that is used from a distance to make a bomb explode
Translations of “detonator”
in Chinese (Traditional) 起爆劑, 起爆器…
in Russian детонатор…
in Turkish bomba patlatma düzeneği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起爆剂, 起爆器…
in Polish detonator…
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