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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sudden and violent outbreak. A loud sound and the energy produced by something such as a bomb bursting into small pieces.

Usage examples (42)
  • Over a hundred people were killed and many injured by the explosion.
  • The explosion was heard a mile away
  • The explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
  • The population explosion for more
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