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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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Standard Explosion Endorsement: By attachment of this Endorsement on the Fire Insurance Policy, the Insurers and the Insureds mutually agree and declare that any Loss or Damage to the Property, which would have been caused by Fire or otherwise directly caused by Explosion, shall be deemed included within the ambit of the same Fire Insurance Policy.
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By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 15 April 2017: An explosion that erupted in a gas pipeline in Cairo's upscale Tagammu el-Khames neighborhood Saturday has left one dead and 16 injured, the Ministry of Health announced.
Standard fire insurance policy excludes the loss or damage occasioned by or through or in consequence of explosion under condition No: 7 (h) which is read as under:
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