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noun 
  1. A violent release of energy (sometimes mechanical, nuclear, or chemical.)
  2. A bursting due to pressure.
  3. The sound of an explosion.
  4. A sudden increase.
  5. A sudden outburst.
Translations: 
  • French: explosion
  • German: Explosion
  • Italian: esplosione
Etymology: From explÅsiÅnis, genitive form of explosio, explÅsio < explodo, explÅdo "I drive out by clapping" < ex-Latin, ex- and plodo, plÅdo "I clap or strike"


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