Definition of Explosion. Meaning of Explosion. Synonyms of Explosion

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Definition of Explosion

Explosion
Explosion Ex*plo"sion, n. [L. explosio a driving off by clapping: cf. F. explosion explosion. See Explode.] 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. A formidable explosion of high-church fanaticism. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Explosion from wikipedia

- An explosion is a rapid expansion in volume ****ociated with an extremely vigorous outward release of energy, usually with the generation of high temperatures...
- The 2020 Beirut explosion occurred on 4 August 2020, when a large amount of ammonium nitrate stored at the Port of Beirut in the capital city of Lebanon...
- The Halifax Explosion was a disaster that occurred in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of 6 December 1917. SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship...
- The Cambrian explosion, Cambrian radiation or Cambrian diversification refers to an interval of time approximately 541 million years ago in the Cambrian...
- logic, intuitionistic logic and similar logical systems, the principle of explosion (Latin: ex falso [sequitur] quodlibet, 'from falsehood, anything [follows]';...
- The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion was an April 20, 2010 explosion and subsequent fire on the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible mobile offs****...
- The Explosion is an American punk rock band from Boston, M****achusetts. On February 13, 2007, the band announced that they had left Virgin Records, and...
- a list of accidental explosions and facts about each one, grouped by the time of their occurrence. It does not include explosions caused by terrorist attacks...
- A dust explosion is the rapid combustion of fine particles suspended in the air within an enclosed location. Dust explosions can occur where any dis****d...
- A boiler explosion is a catastrophic failure of a boiler. There are two types of boiler explosions. One type is a failure of the pressure parts of the...