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Definition of Explosion

Explosion

  1. The act of exploding; detonation; a chemical action which causes the sudden formation of a great volume of expanded gas; as, the explosion of gunpowder, of fire damp,etc.
  2. A bursting with violence and loud noise, because of internal pressure; as, the explosion of a gun, a bomb, a steam boiler, etc.
  3. A violent outburst of feeling, manifested by excited language, action, etc.; as, an explosion of wrath.

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Explosion Translations

explosion in Afrikaans is ontploffing
explosion in Dutch is uitbarsting, ontploffing, explosie
explosion in French is explosion
explosion in Italian is esplosione
explosion in Norwegian is eksplosjon
explosion in Swedish is krevad