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English definition of “explode”


verb     /ɪkˈspləʊd/
BOMB [I, T] B1 If something such as a bomb explodes, it bursts (= breaks suddenly from inside) with noise and force , and if you explode it, you make it burst with noise and force : One of the bombs did not explode.Exploding and eruptingExplosives in general
GET ANGRY [I] to suddenly start shouting because you are very angry : She exploded when he said he was going to the pub with his friends .Becoming angry and expressing anger
(Definition of explode verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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