Definition of EXPLOSION

noun : EXPLOSION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) the act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a sudden great increase; "the population explosion"; "the information explosion" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the noise caused by an explosion; "the explosion was heard a mile away" ;

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

    ) a sudden outburst; "an explosion of laughter"; "an explosion of rage" ;

  • 7. (

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


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