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English definition of “explosive”


adjective (BURST)    /ɪkˈspləʊ.sɪv/ US  /-ˈsploʊ-/
C2 exploding or able to explode easily: Certain gases are highly explosive. An explosive device (= a bomb) was found at one of London's busiest stations this morning.Exploding and erupting very loud and sudden, like an explosion: There was an explosive clap of thunder overhead.Not expected or plannedNoise and noisy
(Definition of explosive adjective (BURST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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