Associations to the word «Explosion»

Pictures for the word «Explosion»


EXPLOSION, noun. A violent release of energy (sometimes mechanical, nuclear, or chemical.)
EXPLOSION, noun. A bursting due to pressure.
EXPLOSION, noun. The sound of an explosion.
EXPLOSION, noun. A sudden uncontrolled increase.
EXPLOSION, noun. A sudden outburst.

Dictionary definition

EXPLOSION, noun. A violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction.
EXPLOSION, 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".
EXPLOSION, noun. A sudden great increase; "the population explosion"; "the information explosion".
EXPLOSION, noun. The noise caused by an explosion; "the explosion was heard a mile away".
EXPLOSION, noun. The terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant.
EXPLOSION, noun. A sudden outburst; "an explosion of laughter"; "an explosion of rage".
EXPLOSION, noun. A golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball.

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