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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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