exploded exploded  /ɪks ˈploʊ dəd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing the parts of something separated but in positions that show their correct relation to one another

Usage(s):

  1. Over the past few years, his popularity has exploded.
  2. On Friday night, gunfire exploded across Baghdad.
  3. SN 2006gy collapsed into a black hole and exploded in a galaxy 240 million light years away, and was first spotted by a Texas grad student in 2006.

News

  1. Two 18-wheelers collide in Lasalle County

    FOWLERTON, Texas -- Two 18-wheelers exploded in La Salle County Wednesday, after colliding with a pickup truck, according to DPS Laredo. Chopper 5 flew over the accident after it was reported near Highway 72 and Highway 97. One of the drivers of the 18-wheelers died on impact and the other was air lifted to a San Antonio hospital to be treated for burns, according to Trooper Mardriagal with DPS ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KENS 5 San Antonio

  2. TWA Flight 800 crash not due to gas tank explosion, former investigators say

    The producers of an upcoming documentary on TWA Flight 800—which exploded and crashed into the waters off Long Island, N.Y., on July 17, 1996, killing all 230 people on board—claim to have proof that a missile caused the Paris-bound flight to crash. And six former investigators who took part in the film say there was [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Lookout via Yahoo! News

  3. Andrew Whitworth and Cincinnati Bengals Players Not Worried About HBO’s Hard Knocks

    COMMENTARY | The internet exploded recently when it was revealed that HBO had targeted the Cincinnati Bengals for its latest edition of Hard Knocks.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "Although we averted a nuclear nightmare during the Cold War, we now face proliferation of a scope and complexity that demands new strategies and new approaches," Mr Obama said. "Just one nuclear weapon exploded in a city, be it New York or...
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. "We avoided what we could have been a very deadly event," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. "It certainly could have exploded and had a pretty big fire and a decent amount of explosive impact."
    on May 1, 2010 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Washington Post

  3. Police commando Gulshan Iqbal told The Associated Press he was sitting at a nearby barrack when a "Suzuki car hit the ant-terror squad barrack and exploded with a big bang."
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Allama Iqbal Source: WELT ONLINE

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