Exploring Explosions

Explosion

Meanings and phrases

explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction; detonation; blowup
  2. the act of exploding or bursting; burst
  3. a sudden great increase
  4. the noise caused by an explosion
  5. a sudden outburst
  6. a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball
  7. the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant; plosion

atomic explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the explosion of an atomic bomb; nuclear explosion

nuclear explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the explosion of an atomic bomb; atomic explosion
E.g.
  • Military commanders did not understand the physics involved in a nuclear explosion.
  • Some data seemed to confirm that a nuclear explosion was the source for the "double flash" signal.
  • The flash from a nuclear explosion would produce a mark on one or two of the papers within the drum.

explosion occurred

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The explosion occurred during classification works in the depot.
  • It was during the incineration of this material that the explosion occurred.
  • Instead, more than 300 people were working in the facility when the explosion occurred.

gas explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Subsequently, a gas explosion blinded him in one eye.
  • Initially, the fire was thought to have been caused by a gas explosion.
  • May was killed off on 18 June 2008 when she causes a gas explosion at the Miller's house.

massive explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The massive explosion killed him and several Dutch, Japanese troops in the area.
  • Twain, Lafayette, and many of the Lorelei's passengers are killed in a massive explosion.
  • The wooden houses of Praga caught fire, leading to the massive explosion of a powder magazine.

explosion caused

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The resulting explosion caused significant damage to "Alma Mater's" throne.
  • The explosion caused no casualty, apart from a BN employee who was slightly injured.
  • An underground explosion caused the death of 65 miners, making it New Zealand's deadliest mining disaster.

bomb explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is reinforced by the sound of a bomb explosion that abruptly ends the song.
  • Shortly after, he was killed in a bomb explosion in his office on September 5, 1981.
  • In the 7 December 2013 episode, the entire ETF team, except Arjun, is killed in a bomb explosion.

resulting explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The resulting explosion kills the man and the woman.
  • The resulting explosion killed 5 people and wounded 12 others.
  • The resulting explosion caused significant damage to "Alma Mater's" throne.

explosion killed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • An explosion killed one worker and injured four in June 1984.
  • The resulting explosion killed 5 people and wounded 12 others.
  • Unfortunately the explosion killed two and injured one of her crew.

large explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A large explosion and fire ensued as hazardous chemicals spilled.
  • Ted, Grant and Lois arrive just in time to witness the large explosion, which destroys the rock, the monster, and Dr. King.
  • Adler desperately makes his way forward and tosses the photograph of Hauzer's wife at the entity, causing a large explosion.

before the explosion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The book begins by describing conditions aboard "Iowa" before the explosion.
  • His last words before the explosion kills him are "Now I'll never know if I was right."
  • Puzzled at what sin he means and the riddle, Kevin quickly escapes from the car before the explosion.
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