Definition of explosions

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • explosions is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 19
  • explosions is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 19
  • explosions is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 22

Definition of explosions


  • a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. blowup
    2. detonation
  • the act of exploding or bursting (noun)

    Examples

    1. the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children

    Synonyms

    1. burst
  • the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. plosion
  • a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball (noun)
  • a sudden great increase (noun)

    Examples

    1. the population explosion
    2. the information explosion
  • a sudden outburst (noun)

    Examples

    1. an explosion of laughter
    2. an explosion of rage
  • the noise caused by an explosion (noun)

    Examples

    1. the explosion was heard a mile away

See definition of explosions in Merriam Webster

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