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ex·plo·sion

(eks-plō'zhŭn),
A sudden and violent increase in volume accompanied by noise and release of energy, as from a chemical change, nuclear reaction, or escape of gases or vapors under pressure.
[L. explosio, fr. explodo, to drive away by clapping]

explosion

1 a sudden and violent decomposition of a chemical compound.
2 a sudden radical breakout.
The rapid expansion of a thing or process

explosion

1. The rapid expansion of a thing. See Charge explosion, Code explosion, Cultural explosion.
2. Boom(!).

ex·plo·sion

(eks-plō'zhŭn)
Sudden and violent increase in volume accompanied by noise and release of energy.
[L. explosio, fr. explodo, to drive away by clapping]
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