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Explosion Definition

(noun)

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a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

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(noun)

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the act of exploding or bursting


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the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children

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(noun)

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the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant

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(noun)

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a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball

(noun)

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a sudden great increase


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the population explosion

the information explosion

(noun)

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a sudden outburst


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an explosion of laughter

an explosion of rage

(noun)

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the noise caused by an explosion


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the explosion was heard a mile away