Explosion - (n.) The act of exploding; detonation; a chemical action which causes the sudden formation of a great volume of expanded gas; as, the explosion of gunpowder, of fire damp,etc.
Explosion - (n.) A bursting with violence and loud noise, because of internal pressure; as, the explosion of a gun, a bomb, a steam boiler, etc.
Explosion - (n.) A violent outburst of feeling, manifested by excited language, action, etc.; as, an explosion of wrath.
Explosion - n. 1 exploding. 2 loud noise caused by this. 3 sudden outbreak of feeling. 4 rapid or sudden increase. [latin: related to *explode]
Population explosion - n. Sudden large increase of population.
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