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Explosion

Definition

[n] the act of exploding or bursting something; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"
[n] the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant
[n] a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction


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Synonyms

burst, detonation, plosion