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1. explosion (om begivenhed) a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blowup, detonation


Mindre specifikke termerdischarge


Mere specifikke termerairburst, backfire, backfire, big bang, blast, blowback, fragmentation, inflation

2. explosion (om handling) the act of exploding or bursting


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children.
The burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)burst


Mindre specifikke termerchange of integrity


Mere specifikke termerdetonation, fulmination

3. explosion (om begivenhed) a sudden great increase


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe population explosion.
The information explosion.


Mindre specifikke termerincrease

4. explosion (om begivenhed) the noise caused by an explosion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe explosion was heard a mile away.


Mindre specifikke termernoise

5. explosion (om kommunikation) the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)plosion


Mindre specifikke termerrelease, tone ending


Omfatter disse overordnede termerocclusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, stop, stop consonant

6. explosion (om kommunikation) a sudden outburst


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn explosion of laughter.
An explosion of rage.


Mindre specifikke termerblowup, ebullition, effusion, gush, outburst

7. explosion (om handling) a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball


Mindre specifikke termergolf shot, golf stroke, swing









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