Translation of "explode" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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explodeverb

uk /ɪkˈspləʊd/ us /ɪkˈsploʊd/

explode verb (BREAK APART)

B1 [ I or T ] to break up into pieces violently, or to cause something to do this

(使)爆炸,(使)爆破
A bomb exploded at one of the capital's busiest railway stations this morning. 今早一枚炸彈在倫敦最繁忙的一個火車站爆炸。
He was driving so fast that his car tyre exploded. 他的車開得太快導致爆胎。
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  • If you pull the pin out of a hand-grenade, it'll explode.
  • The plane dived towards the ground and exploded in a ball of flame.
  • Witnesses reported seeing a huge orange fireball as the oil refinery exploded.
  • The terrorists exploded the device just as a convoy was passing.
  • She could hear the distant sound of fireworks exploding.

explode verb (EMOTION)

[ I ] to react suddenly with a strong expression of emotion

(情感)突然迸發,爆發,突然發作
[ + speech ] "What on earth do you think you're doing?" she exploded (= said angrily). 「你究竟知不知道你在幹甚麼?」她大發雷霆。
The children exploded into giggles (= suddenly started laughing uncontrollably). 孩子們突然咯咯地笑起來。

explode verb (INCREASE)

[ I ] to increase very quickly

急劇擴大;激增,突增
The population has exploded in the last ten years. 在過去十年中,人口激增。

explode verb (PROVE FALSE)

[ T ] to show something to be wrong

推翻;駁倒;破除
This book finally explodes some of the myths about the origin of the universe. 這本書最終推翻了關於宇宙起源一些毫無根據的說法。

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(Translation of “explode” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)