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explosion

synonym (synonym of explosion)

  • (noun.event)
    a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of exploding or bursting (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant (noun.communication)
     

hypernym (explosion IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball (noun.act)
    the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it (noun.act)
     
  • a sudden great increase (noun.event)
    a change resulting in an increase (noun.event)
     
  • a sudden outburst (noun.communication)
    an unrestrained expression of emotion (noun.communication)
     
  • a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction (noun.event)
    the sudden giving off of energy (noun.event)
     
  • the act of exploding or bursting (noun.act)
    the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something (noun.act)
     
  • the noise caused by an explosion (noun.event)
    sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound) (noun.event)
     
  • the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant (noun.communication)
    (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF explosion relation)

  • a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction (noun.event)
    an explosion in the atmosphere (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an explosion (as of dynamite) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (cosmology) the cosmic explosion that is hypothesized to have marked the origin of the universe (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the scattering of bomb fragments after the bomb explodes (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang (noun.event)
     
  • the act of exploding or bursting (noun.act)
    the act of detonating an explosive (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of exploding with noise and violence (noun.act)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

derivation (.... is derived from explosion)

  • a sudden great increase (noun.event)
    increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner (verb.change)
     
  • a sudden outburst (noun.communication)
    be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise (verb.change)
     
  • a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction (noun.event)
    burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction (verb.change)
     
  • the act of exploding or bursting (noun.act)
    burst outward, usually with noise (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cause to burst with a violent release of energy (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure (verb.change)
     
  • the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant (noun.communication)
    cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/ (verb.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation blowup detonation burst plosion change of integrity golf shot blowup ebullition release tone ending detonation fulmination airburst blast backfire occlusive plosive plosive consonant plosive speech sound stop stop consonant burst explode blow up detonate break open split

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