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What does DET stand for?

DET stands for Detonate

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Security sources said that a shepherd discovered a number of Inerga rocket-propelled grenades outside the village, and that army personnel and experts decided to detonate them, due to the dangers involved in transporting them elsewhere for destruction BEIRUT: The army detonated a cache of old explosives near the Western Bekaa village of Saghbin on Friday.
The charges Abdulla Ahmed Ali, 27 From Walthamstow, east London Charges Found guilty of conspiracy to murder; admitted conspiring to commit public nuisance by distributing al-Qaida-style videos threatening suicide bomb attacks in Britain; admitted conspiracy to cause explosions; jury failed to reach a verdict on conspiracy to detonate explosives on aircraft.
TATP was also the explosive-of-choice for Islamic convert Richard Reid, the shoe bomber who was subdued by fellow passengers while he was trying to detonate his bomb with a match aboard a Paris-to-Miami American Airlines flight on December 22, 2001.
Sheriff's explosives experts were called, and the California Highway Patrol shut down freeway traffic in both directions, between Avenues M and N, about noon to let them try to detonate the object with smaller explosives.