exploded

adjective ex·plod·ed \ ik-ˈsplō-dəd \

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

  1. an exploded view of an engine

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First Known Use of exploded

1918


EXPLODED Defined for English Language Learners

exploded

adjective

Definition of exploded for English Language Learners

  • : showing the parts of something separately but in correct relationship to each other



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