detonation front

detonation front

[‚det·ən′ā·shən ‚frənt]
(engineering)
The reaction zone of a detonation.
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The energy from these reactions causes the star to expand, changing its density and allowing a much faster-moving detonation front of nuclear reactions to occur.
The burning explosive acts on the surface of accelerated material in the plane of detonation front (Chapman-Jougett plane) by pressure [p.
1]] is the velocity of detonation front, [beta] [[degrees]] is the bend angle.