exploded

adjective
ex·​plod·​ed | \ ik-ˈsplō-dəd How to pronounce exploded (audio) \

Definition of exploded

: showing the parts separated but in correct relationship to each other an exploded view of a carburetor

Examples of exploded in a Sentence

an exploded view of an engine
Recent Examples on the Web More than $2 billion from Western development banks financed the giant concrete barrier that shielded Chernobyl’s exploded reactor, and the extensive modernization of Zaporizhzhia, which was commissioned in 1984. Drew Hinshaw, WSJ, 17 June 2022 But elsewhere in the capital, Anna Dovnya watched soldiers and police remove shrapnel from an exploded shell and was terrified. Jim Heintz, ajc, 25 Feb. 2022 But elsewhere in the capital, Anna Dovnya watched soldiers and police remove shrapnel from an exploded shell and was terrified. Jim Heintz, ajc, 25 Feb. 2022 The world saw this in early March as people crossed an exploded bridge from the city of Irpin. Taylor Antrim, Vogue, 8 Apr. 2022 But elsewhere in the capital, Anna Dovnya watched soldiers and police remove shrapnel from an exploded shell and was terrified. Jim Heintz, ajc, 25 Feb. 2022 But elsewhere in the capital, Anna Dovnya watched soldiers and police remove shrapnel from an exploded shell and was terrified. Jim Heintz, ajc, 25 Feb. 2022 But elsewhere in the capital, Anna Dovnya watched soldiers and police remove shrapnel from an exploded shell and was terrified. Jim Heintz, ajc, 25 Feb. 2022 But elsewhere in the capital, Anna Dovnya watched soldiers and police remove shrapnel from an exploded shell and was terrified. Jim Heintz, ajc, 25 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of exploded

1918, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jun 2022

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“Exploded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exploded. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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