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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·plo·sion /ɪkˈsploʒən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·plo·sion /ɪkˈsploʒən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 爆發; 展開

From: Network Terminology

 爆炸 展開

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·plo·sion n.
 1. 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.
 2. A bursting with violence and loud noise, because of internal pressure; as, the explosion of a gun, a bomb, a steam boiler, etc.
 3. A violent outburst of feeling, manifested by excited language, action, etc.; as, an explosion of wrath.
    A formidable explosion of high-church fanaticism.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear
           reaction [syn: detonation, blowup]
      2: the act of exploding or bursting something; "the explosion
         of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an
         atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft" [syn: burst]
      3: a sudden great increase; "the population explosion"; "the
         information explosion"
      4: the noise caused by an explosion; "the explosion was heard a
         mile away"
      5: the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the
         occlusive phase of a stop consonant [syn: plosion]
      6: a sudden outburst; "an explosion of laughter"; "an explosion
         of rage"
      7: a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well
         as the golf ball