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English definition of “explode”
/ɪkˈsploʊd/ v [I/T] (BURST)
› to burst violently and usually with a loud noise, or to cause this to happen: [I] A bomb exploded nearby. [T] Black holes are left behind by exploding stars called supernovas. [I] fig. Yoga has exploded in popularity as a way to achieve physical and mental health.