Examples from the Web for detonator
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
I have no control over the detonator, for it is not a suicide device.Check and Checkmate|Walter Miller
The 'detonator' to produce the shock is set into the explosive.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The gelatine did not, however, explode, the only report being that of the detonator.
In the early nineties I was experimenting with a new fulminate compound as a detonator for fuzes in high explosive projectiles.Dynamite Stories|Hudson Maxim
But this is only a single barrel, and an old-fashioned sort of detonator.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton