Capable of being detonated: detonable warheads; detonable bombs.
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(ˈdɛtənəbəl) or


(Chemistry) able to be detonated
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One concern is that some nuclear warheads, such as the high-yield W88 on the Navy's Trident D-5 missile, continue to use conventional high explosives to trigger a nuclear reaction, as opposed to less detonable "insensitive high explosives." According to a 1994 study co-authored by John Harvey, now a deputy assistant secretary of defense, an accident (such as dropping a missile during handling) or act of sabotage with such a warhead could "create impact pressures and temperatures sufficient to cause motor detonation or fire." The resulting "catastrophic" dispersal of toxic plutonium would cause an environmental disaster and increased cancer deaths for the people exposed to the fallout.
The larger the cells, the less detonable the mixtures.