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explode

(eks-plōd′) [L. explodere, to drive away by clapping the hands]
1. To release energy suddenly, as when a bomb detonates.
2. In epidemiology, to appear suddenly or have rapid onset.
3. To display a powerful emotion in words or deeds
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Then, from within those PDF documents, users can do things with that 3D image: rotate, pan, zoom; take cross sections; look inside; hide or isolate parts; make parts transparent; create animations and exploded views; edit the colors and lighting on the 3D model; and change or modify the texture and material properties of the parts that make up the model.
This spectrum shows how quickly the star's galaxy was moving away when the star exploded.
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It sounds like the plot of a horror movie targeting an audience of amphibians: More than 1,000 toads had puffed up and exploded in a pond in Hamburg, Germany, according to an online report by the Associated Press.
The bomb exploded near a Harvard law school building killing several people including student Mary Alice Boudreaux.
Behind the screens is a wrecked car, presumably the same one, filled with exploded firecrackers.
A truck exploded near the Australian Embassy in central Baghdad today, killing two people and wounding four.
LANCASTER - A robber held up a Lancaster Boulevard bank Tuesday morning but was foiled when an anti-theft dye pack exploded in his loot.
After the body of a dead sperm whale exploded, blood rained on nearby cars and some of the animal's internal organs splashed onto the road.
THESE scenes show the blubbery mess left when a 50ton sperm whale exploded in the Taiwanese city of Tainan.
Aerosols inside began to pop and bang as they exploded and crews were also concerned that gas cylinders inside might explode.
Two depth charges exploded dead ahead of the periscope.