explode

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ɪkˈspləʊd/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ɪkˈsploʊd/
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  • Hyphenation: ex‧plode

VerbEdit

Plain form
explode

Third-person singular
explodes

Past tense
exploded

Past participle
exploded

Present participle
exploding

 
A ship exploding.
  1. (transitive & intransitive) If something explodes, it breaks apart quickly and strongly.
    A bomb exploded in the market, killing five people.
    She was so angry, she exploded.

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