Associations to the word «Explode»

Wiktionary

EXPLODE, verb. (transitive) To destroy with an explosion.
EXPLODE, verb. (transitive) To destroy violently or abruptly.
EXPLODE, verb. (transitive) To create an exploded view.
EXPLODE, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To disprove or debunk.
EXPLODE, verb. (intransitive) To blast, to blow up, to burst, to detonate, to go off.
EXPLODE, verb. (figuratively) (intransitive) To make a violent or emotional outburst.
EXPLODE, verb. (computing) (programming) (PHP) To break (a delimited string of text) into several smaller strings by removing the separators.
EXPLODE, verb. (transitive) (computing) To decompress (data) that was previously imploded.

Dictionary definition

EXPLODE, verb. Cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb".
EXPLODE, verb. Burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded".
EXPLODE, verb. Show a violent emotional reaction; "The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary".
EXPLODE, verb. Be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise; "His anger exploded".
EXPLODE, verb. Destroy by exploding; "The enemy exploded the bridge".
EXPLODE, verb. Cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/.
EXPLODE, verb. Drive from the stage by noisy disapproval.
EXPLODE, verb. Show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete.
EXPLODE, verb. Burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded".
EXPLODE, verb. Increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner; "The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King