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I was the one to trigger the detonator, and for that I take full responsibility.Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I press the detonator and I am the only one responsible,” Trierweiler writes of the tweet, as excerpted Wednesday in Le Monde.Hollande's Jilted Lover Valerie Trierweiler Tells All|Tracy McNicoll|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After agents went into the van and confirmed that the detonator had been activated, they arrested him.
I like to say that I was like a bomb but the detonator was missing.Claude Lanzmann on 'Shoah', His Memoir, and the Banality of Evil|Clémence Boulouque|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps a ceramic detonator, disguised as a perfectly legal 3-oz.
Anything made of iron and containing high explosive and detonator will be welcome.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
It looked as if Charnock was putting in the dynamite, and Festing hoped he would be careful with the detonator.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
But if it ever came down to it I should be able to knock down an airplane, gum up the works on a fusing detonator, maybe even—.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
Mercury fulminate is more often employed in the detonator, and is prepared from mercury, alcohol, and nitric acid.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The most tremendous explosives refuse to explode unless some detonator like fulminate of mercury is set off first.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes