Synonyms for detonation

Synonyms for (noun) detonation

Synonyms: detonation

Definition: the act of detonating an explosive

Similar words: burst, explosion

Definition: the act of exploding or bursting

Usage: the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children; the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft


Synonyms: detonation, blowup, explosion

Definition: a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

Similar words: discharge

Definition: the sudden giving off of energy