Example sentences for: detonation

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

  • The massive figure’s right hand points skyward — toward the actual point of detonation — as a warning of the constant threat of nuclear weapons, while his left hand stretches out in a gesture of universal peace.

  • The ad juxtaposed a little girl counting the petals on a flower with a nuclear countdown/detonation and asked if Americans wouldn't feel safer with LBJ as their president.

  • And while Archie comics are still using the old standbys of crunch and swish , the heavier impacts of action comics have gone beyond boom and kablooie to ktoom, bdoom , and even skrakataboom for the detonation of an entire building.

  • Or it may be a symptom of our present obsession with childhood and children--the simultaneous detonation of the postwar baby boom and the fin de siècle baby boom.

  • But it also attacked the United States "for excluding certain tests that do not involve the detonation of nuclear devices" from the provisions of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.


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