Ex·plode v. i. [imp. & p. p. Exploded; p. pr. & vb. n. Exploding.]
1. To become suddenly expanded into a great volume of gas or vapor; to burst violently into flame; as, gunpowder explodes.
2. To burst with force and a loud report; to detonate, as a shell filled with powder or the like material, or as a boiler from too great pressure of steam.
3. To burst forth with sudden violence and noise; as, at this, his wrath exploded.
adj 1: blown apart with great violence; "fragments of the exploded
tank were scattered in all directions"
2: showing the parts of something separated but in positions
that show their correct relation to one another; "the
manufacturer provided an exploded view of the apparatus"