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Adj.1.detonative - exploding almost instantaneously
explosive - serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst; "an explosive device"; "explosive gas"; "explosive force"; "explosive violence"; "an explosive temper"
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Al-Tayaran Square in central Baghdad early Monday saw a twin suicide attack perpetrated by two terrorists wearing detonative belts.
Snyder, "Numerical simulation and design of a combustion wave rotor for deflagrative and detonative propagation," in 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Sacramento, CA, USA, July 2006.
Highly explosive detonative reactions are accompanied with a high amount of chemical energy conversion to heat and mechanical waves, which makes the exact modeling of the phenomenon by continuum assumption rather impossible.