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Adjective
/ikˈsplōsiv/,
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Able or likely to shatter violently or burst apart, as when a bomb explodes,
  1. Able or likely to shatter violently or burst apart, as when a bomb explodes
    • - an explosive device
  2. Likely to cause an eruption of anger or controversy
    • - Marco's explosive temper
    • - the idea was politically explosive
  3. Of or relating to a sudden and dramatic increase in amount or extent
    • - the explosive growth of personal computers in the 1980s
  4. (of a vocal sound) Produced with a sharp release of air

Noun
  1. A substance that can be made to explode, esp. any of those used in bombs or shells


  1. serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst; "an explosive device"; "explosive gas"; "explosive force"; "explosive violence"; "an explosive temper"
  2. a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
  3. liable to lead to sudden change or violence; "an explosive issue"; "a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"
  4. sudden and loud; "an explosive laugh"
  5. (explosion) a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
  6. (explosion) the act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"
  7. An explosive material, also called an explosive, is a substance that contains a great amount of stored energy that can produce an explosion, a sudden expansion of the material after initiation, usually accompanied by the production of light, heat, sound, and pressure. ...
  8. The Explosive were a psych band that released around five singles under their own name plus some singles featuring Watson T. Browne and another with Del Taylor. One of those collaborating artists, Watson T. Browne would later find success in Europe in the 1980's.
  9. An explosion is a rapid increase in volume and release of energy in an extreme manner, usually with the generation of high temperatures and the release of gases. An explosion creates a shock wave. ...
  10. (Explosion!) Explosion! is The Museum of Naval Firepower situated in the former Royal Naval Armaments Depot at Priddy's Hard, in Gosport, Hampshire, England. The museum tells the story of naval firepower from Gunpowder to the Exocet missile.
  11. (Explosions (band)) Explosions in the Sky is an American instrumental post-rock band from Texas. The band has garnered popularity beyond the post-rock scene for their cinematic, elaborately developed guitar work, narratively styled instrumentals, what they refer to as "cathartic mini-symphonies, ...
  12. (The Explosion) The Explosion was a punk rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. On February 13, 2007 the band announced that they had left Virgin Records. On April 30, 2007 the band announced that they were to split up. ...
  13. Explosive substance; With the capability to, or likely to, explode; Having the character of an explosion; Easily driven to anger, usually with reference to a person
  14. (EXPLOSIVES) Any chemical compound, mixture, or device the primary or common purpose of which is to function by explosion, e.g., with substantially instantaneous release of gas or heat, unless such compound, mixture, or device is otherwise specifically classified in Parts 170-189 of Title 49, U. ...
  15. (Explosives) Ammonium nitrate is not only a fertilizer, but is also known as an explosive compound. Ammonium nitrate is usually stable unless it is heated to over 170°C, or is mixed with incompatible compounds. ...
  16. (Explosives) Any incident involving explosives where there is a misfire, failure of shots in demolition, the projection of any material beyond the boundary of the site or any injury involving treatment.
  17. (Explosives) Articles, devices or substances which decompose by detonation, including but not limited to the following:
  18. (Explosives) Blow shit up with grenade launchers.
  19. (Explosives) Without TNT, the game simply wouldn’t be the same. Explosives are made of materials difficult to acquire – sand mixed with the sulfer dropped by the exploding Creeper enemies – but they devastate caves, can be used to produce fearsome traps, and are an anarchy player’s dream (well, ...
  20. (Explosion) A shot played from a sand bunker, usually when the ball has buried or settled down into the sand. (He played a spectacular explosion shot from the bunker to save par).
  21. (EXPLOSION) Anger or rage; repressed desires or drives that are likely to explode; volatile situations / Releasing long-term negativity; feeling under great pressure; exhibiting self-destructive tendencies; being out of control / Social upheaval; events that are happening rapidly
  22. ("Explosion") (Series Two) - Contestants must try to win prizes by opening 'boxes' on a screen, though a deadly 'explosion' lies in two of the eight boxes. ...
  23. (EXPLOSION) In electrical systems, explosions often happen when power lines arc or come in contact with each other or a structure.
  24. (Explosion) (Keyboard Shortcut: 2 or s) (800 mana points) - Causes an explosion that kills multiple enemies.
  25. (Explosion) 1 Bloodmoss, 1 Mandrake Root