verb \ik-ˈsplōd\

Definition of EXPLODE

transitive verb
: to cause to explode or burst noisily <explode a bomb>
intransitive verb
: to undergo a rapid chemical or nuclear reaction with the production of noise, heat, and violent expansion of gases

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