cook off

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To accidentally detonate, especially as the result of excess heat.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'cook off':

cook offTo pull the pin from a grenade and wait two or three seconds before throwing.
cook offAs with above, except to unintentionally wait so long that the grenade detonates.
cook offTo cause an accidental detonation of explosives, especially due to excess heat.
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