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exploded, past participle; explodes, 3rd person singular present; exploded, past tense; exploding, present participle;
  1. Burst or shatter violently and noisily as a result of rapid combustion, decomposition, excessive internal pressure, or other process, typically scattering fragments widely
    • - a large bomb exploded in a park
  2. Cause (a bomb) to do this
    • - the USSR had not yet exploded its first nuclear weapon
  3. Undergo a violent expansion in which much energy is released as a shock wave
    • - lead ensures that gasoline burns rather than explodes
  4. (of a person) Suddenly give expression to violent and uncontainable emotion, esp. anger
    • - he can explode with anger
    • - “This is ludicrous!” she exploded
  5. (of a violent emotion or a situation) Arise or develop suddenly
    • - tension that could explode into violence at any time
  6. Suddenly begin to move or start a new activity
    • - a bird exploded into flight
  7. Increase suddenly or rapidly in size, number, or extent
    • - the car population of Warsaw has exploded
  8. (of a diagram or drawing) Showing the components of a mechanism as if separated by an explosion but in the normal relative positions
    • - an exploded diagram of the rifle's parts
  9. Show (a belief or theory) to be false or unfounded
    • - the myths that link smoking with glamour need to be exploded

  1. cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
  2. burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
  3. show a violent emotional reaction; "The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary"
  4. be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise; "His anger exploded"
  5. destroy by exploding; "The enemy exploded the bridge"
  6. cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
  7. Explode is the fourth full-length studio album by American streetpunk band, The Unseen, released in June 3, 2003.
  8. "Explode" is a song written by Portuguese-Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado and Gerald Eaton for Furtado's second studio album Folklore (2003). It is produced by Eaton and was released in September 2004 as the fourth single from the album. The single was released in Canada but not the US. ...
  9. was a website search engine that indexed people. It was created by , the creators of the Elgg social networking platform. aggregated social data from 43 Things, flickr, jaiku, Live Journal,, twitter, and YouTube.
  10. An explosion is a rapid increase in volume and release of energy in an extreme manner, usually with the generation of high temperatures and the release of gases. An explosion creates a shock wave. ...
  11. (Explosion!) Explosion! is The Museum of Naval Firepower situated in the former Royal Naval Armaments Depot at Priddy's Hard, in Gosport, Hampshire, England. The museum tells the story of naval firepower from Gunpowder to the Exocet missile.
  12. (The Explosion) The Explosion was a punk rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. On February 13, 2007 the band announced that they had left Virgin Records. On April 30, 2007 the band announced that they were to split up. ...
  13. To create an explosion, usually resulting in the destruction of an intended target; To destroy violently or abruptly; To create an exploded view; To disprove or debunk; To blast, to blow up, to burst, to detonate, to go off; To make a violent or emotional outburst
  14. (Exploded) A stamp booklet is said to be exploded when it has been separated into its various components for purposes of display. This usually refers to booklets held together by staples. Modern glued booklets usually cannot be exploded without damaging the individual booklet panes.
  15. (EXPLODED) Any element of a chart that is slightly moved or exaggerated to show emphasis.
  16. (Exploding) balls are similar, but employ a small explosive device that disintegrates the ball when hit. Many courses have banned these as the charge can damage the turf, the player's club or even cause injury, leading manufacturers to develop the breakaway.
  17. (Explosion) A chemical reaction of any chemical compound or mechanical mixture that, when initiated, undergoes a very rapid combustion or decomposition, releasing large volumes of highly heated gases that exert pressure on the surrounding medium. ...
  18. (Explosion) A shot played from a sand bunker, usually when the ball has buried or settled down into the sand. (He played a spectacular explosion shot from the bunker to save par).
  19. ("Explosion") (Series Two) - Contestants must try to win prizes by opening 'boxes' on a screen, though a deadly 'explosion' lies in two of the eight boxes. ...
  20. (EXPLOSION) Anger or rage; repressed desires or drives that are likely to explode; volatile situations / Releasing long-term negativity; feeling under great pressure; exhibiting self-destructive tendencies; being out of control / Social upheaval; events that are happening rapidly
  21. (EXPLOSION) In electrical systems, explosions often happen when power lines arc or come in contact with each other or a structure.
  22. (Explosion) (Keyboard Shortcut: 2 or s) (800 mana points) - Causes an explosion that kills multiple enemies.
  23. (Explosion) 1 Bloodmoss, 1 Mandrake Root
  24. (Explosion) A chemical reaction (burning) of a substance accompanied by the sudden liberation of enough energy to cause dynamic stress to the immediate surroundings.
  25. (Explosion) A rupture of a pressure vessel of some kind due to excessive internal pressure (usually accompanied by a loud noise).