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Definition of Explode

Explode

  1. To become suddenly expanded into a great volume of gas or vapor; to burst violently into flame; as gunpowder explodes.
  2. To burst with force and a loud report; to detonate, as a shell filled with powder or the like material, or as a boiler from too great pressure of steam.
  3. To burst forth with sudden violence and noise; as, at this, his wrath exploded.
  4. To drive from the stage by noisy expressions of disapprobation; to hoot off; to drive away or reject noisily; as, to explode a play.
  5. To bring into disrepute, and reject; to drive from notice and acceptance; as, to explode a scheme, fashion, or doctrine.
  6. To cause to explode or burst noisily; to detonate; as, to explode powder by touching it with fire.
  7. To drive out with violence and noise, as by powder.

Explode Quotations

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode? - Langston Hughes
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?
Langston Hughes

Songwriting is my way of channeling my feelings and my thoughts. Not just mine, but the things I see, the people I care about. My head would explode if I didn't get some of that stuff out.
Dolly Parton

The fact that New York continues in the face of all of the chaos, of the crime, of the madness, you just think that it would just pop and vanish, just explode.
Spalding Gray

Your body is like a piece of dynamite. You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you'll never make it explode. You hit it once with a hammer: Bang! Get serious. Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and half of nonsense. It's so much more rewarding.
Jason Statham

I like playing characters who are out there on the edge, where they can explode at any moment or fall off the precipice.
Jessica Lange
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Explode Translations

explode in Dutch is exploderen, losbarsten, ontploffen
explode in German is explodiere
explode in Norwegian is eksplodere
explode in Portuguese is expluda
explode in Swedish is krevera, explodera
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