Example sentences for: detonating

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

  • This comes nine months after both countries showed off their nuclear arsenals by detonating bombs underground.

  • One bomb plot fell apart when a newfangled detonating mechanism proved too complicated for anyone in the high command to understand.

  • Will they stop the Army from detonating the nuke before they reach 800 feet?

  • Detonating a smuggled warhead in the hold of a ship docked in, say, New York harbor would make much more sense, while avoiding the huge expense and trouble of building complex intercontinental rockets.

  • How's that for evidence of dependence on technology breeding antipathy toward it, not to mention the self-evident visceral pleasure of detonating expensive equipment that so quickly becomes obsolete?


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