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Synonyms for explosion
ɪkˈsploʊ ʒənex·plo·sion

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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. explosion, detonation, blowupnoun

    a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

    detonation, outburst, enlargement, gush, plosion, magnification, blowup, effusion, ebullition, burst

  2. explosion, burstnoun

    the act of exploding or bursting

    "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"

    detonation, fusillade, outburst, fit, plosion, blowup, salvo, volley, flare-up, burst

  3. explosionnoun

    a sudden great increase

    "the population explosion"; "the information explosion"

    plosion, blowup, burst, detonation

  4. explosionnoun

    the noise caused by an explosion

    "the explosion was heard a mile away"

    plosion, blowup, burst, detonation

  5. plosion, explosionnoun

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

    blowup, burst, detonation, plosion

  6. explosionnoun

    a sudden outburst

    "an explosion of laughter"; "an explosion of rage"

    plosion, blowup, burst, detonation

  7. explosionnoun

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

    plosion, blowup, burst, detonation

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  1. explosionnoun

    burst, bursting, detonation, blast, clap, pop, crack, sudden discharge

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  1. explosionnoun

    detonation, detonization, bursting, outburst

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  1. Marine Justin Blazejewski:

    We came out, and I tripped and hurt my ankle, the next day, we had another explosion. It knocked me unconscious. I woke up and had several injuries and pieces of shrapnel in my ankle. That's when, as a runner, it stopped for me.

  2. Brian Castner:

    If there really was a' significant secondary explosion,' that wall should be knocked over, the tree should be gone from the middle, the SUV should be flipped on its side.

  3. Amy Sanders:

    It has also not yet been determined if the motive was a hate crime, domestic terrorism, a personal act of violence against a specific individual, or other motive as there are numerous individuals and entities tied to the building in the vicinity of the explosion.

  4. Colton Kilgore:

    I was blown through the air. There was a deafening explosion, as I was sitting up my brain was in this haze and I couldn't hear out of my left ear and there was screaming and I realized ... it must have been a bomb.

  5. Alex Filippenko:

    This is the best known case for this interesting category of supernovae that is in between the mass range for the exploding white dwarf and the iron core of a massive star that collapses and then rebounds and leads to an explosion, the so-called core-collapse supernovae, this study significantly increases our understanding of the final stages of stellar evolution.

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