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Translation of "explode" - English-Spanish dictionary

explode

verb   /ɪkˈspləʊd/ ( present participle exploding, past tense and past participle exploded)
B1 If a something explodes, it bursts with noise and force. explotar One of the bombs did not explode.
(Definition of explode from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

explode

verb /ikˈspləud/
to (cause to) blow up with a loud noise (hacer) explotar The bomb exploded The police exploded the bomb where it could cause no damage.
suddenly to show strong feeling rebentar, explotar The teacher exploded with anger The children exploded into laughter.
to prove (a theory etc) wrong. refutar
explosion /-ʒən/ noun
a blowing up, or the noise caused by this explosión a gas explosion The explosion could be heard a long way off.
the action of exploding explosión the explosion of the atom bomb.
a sudden showing of strong feelings etc ataque, arrebato an explosion of laughter.
a sudden great increase explosión, aumento rápido an explosion in food prices.
explosive /-siv/ adjective
likely to explode explosivo Hydrogen is a dangerously explosive gas.
(Definition of explode from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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