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 increase in volume and release of energy in an extreme manner, usually with the generation of high temperatures and the release...
- series of explosions killed 173 people and injured hundreds of others at a container storage station at the Port of Tianjin. The first two explosions occurred...
- The Cambrian explosion or Cambrian radiation was an event approximately 541 million years ago in the Cambrian period when most major animal phyla appeared...
- Play media Play media A nuclear explosion is an explosion that occurs as a result of the rapid release of energy from a high-speed nuclear reaction. The...
- 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...
- computer room by telephone. The communication lines were cut during the explosion. Shashenok received deep thermal and radiation burns over his entire body...
- The Tunguska event was a large explosion that occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Yeniseysk Governorate (now Krasnoyarsk Krai), Russia, on...
- Superheated water was instantly turned into steam causing a destructive steam explosion and a subsequent open-air graphite fire. This fire produced considerable...
- The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion was the April 20, 2010, explosion and subsequent fire on the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible Mobile Offs****...
- The Wanggongchang Explosion occurred on 30 May 1626 in Beijing, China. It likely killed around 20,000 people. The explosion took place on the morning...
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