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Synonyms for explosion
ɪkˈsploʊ ʒən

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Wiktionary

  1. explosion(noun)

    Antonyms:
    implosion

  2. explosion(noun)

    Antonyms:
    implosion

  3. explosion(noun)

    Antonyms:
    implosion

  4. explosion(noun)

    Antonyms:
    implosion

  5. explosion(noun)

    Antonyms:
    implosion

  6. explosion(noun)

    Antonyms:
    implosion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. explosion, detonation, blowup(noun)

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

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

  2. explosion, burst(noun)

    the act of exploding or bursting

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

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

  3. explosion(noun)

    a sudden great increase

    "the population explosion"; "the information explosion"

    Synonyms:
    plosion, blowup, burst, detonation

  4. explosion(noun)

    the noise caused by an explosion

    "the explosion was heard a mile away"

    Synonyms:
    plosion, blowup, burst, detonation

  5. plosion, explosion(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    blowup, burst, detonation, plosion

  6. explosion(noun)

    a sudden outburst

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

    Synonyms:
    plosion, blowup, burst, detonation

  7. explosion(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    plosion, blowup, burst, detonation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. explosion(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. explosion(n)

    Synonyms:
    detonation, detonization, bursting, outburst

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How to use explosion in a sentence?

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    We endure a whole storm of illusions within ourselves. A storm born of fear and despair. Like an explosion leading into hyperspace where hundreds of millions of fear scenarios are played. It’s like cinema, and you are a screenwriter who endures it as if wears virtual glasses.

  2. Rachel Lance:

    The pressure wave from the explosion was transmitted into the submarine. It was sufficiently large that the crew were killed.

  3. Hamza Jones:

    We just heard an explosion and then the motorbikes were falling all over the place, we were running around, i fell down there because everyone was trying to run and so they were pushing each other.

  4. Deiby Jaimes:

    People are scared, but fear is disappearing due to shortages. We're expecting a social explosion.

  5. Carlos Rittl:

    The explosion of the number of [ deforestation ] alerts in the past couple of months should lead to an intensification of inspection operations, but that hasn't happened.

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