Example sentences for: detonated

How can you use “detonated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • No bombs were detonated.

  • World nuclear powers are scrambling to defuse the India-Pakistan arms race . After Pakistan reportedly detonated six bombs in retaliation for the five detonated by India last month, Indian political leaders 1) suggested India would resume its "voluntary moratorium" on nuclear tests; 2) proposed a no-first-use treaty with Pakistan; and 3) urged talks on a "nondiscriminatory" world treaty to limit the nuclear programs of all nuclear powers.

  • The confirmation by experts that last week India detonated a hydrogen bomb leads at the New York Times.

  • Reflecting suspicions that the bomb was set by the "Real IRA," a breakaway branch of the IRA (the initial telephone warning was made by a caller using one of that group's code words, though official spokesmen denied responsibility Sunday), Ulster Unionist Party leader and Northern Ireland First Minister David Trimble told the London Sunday Times that "this bomb would not have been made or detonated if Sinn Fein had handed over its explosives and weapons."

  • They piloted the explosives-laden boat alongside the USS Cole, made friendly gestures to crew members, and detonated the bomb.


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