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Explode Definition

(verb)

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cause to burst with a violent release of energy


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We exploded the nuclear bomb

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increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner

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(verb)

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be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise


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His anger exploded

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(verb)

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burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction


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The Molotov cocktail exploded

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(verb)

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burst outward, usually with noise


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The champagne bottle exploded

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cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/

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destroy by exploding


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The enemy exploded the bridge

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drive from the stage by noisy disapproval

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show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete

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show a violent emotional reaction


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The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary