Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. explosio, a driving off by clapping: cf. F. explosion, explosion. See Explode
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. explodĕre, explosum—ex, out, plaudĕre, to clap the hands.
Guns, ammunition, mines, explosives and such.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
There is smoke, dust, wild talking, shouting, hissings, howlings, explosions.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
At the foot of the narrow tower staircase there was a real explosion.
"A Winter Amid the Ice" by Jules Verne
A sharp explosion took place in the bows.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
Blaine held his breath in anticipation of an explosion.
"The Copper-Clad World" by Harl Vincent
They also fired almost countless high-explosive shells into the British trenches.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
The Germans used long range field pieces with powerful explosive shells.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
Oftentimes a ship is sunk by the explosion of a torpedo or a mine several feet from the hull.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
A number of explosions and four incendiary fires resulted from these attacks by French airmen.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
It's a gamble, but I think the explosion should kill every damned seal around the sub.
"Under Arctic Ice" by H.G. Winter
My other failures let me pass:
The dire explosions, and, alas!
The friends I choked with noxious gas.
"Avitor" by Francis Bret Harte
Columns dark and soft
Soft shafts, sunbreathing mouths
Eyes of yellow, golden sand
As frictional, as perilous, explosive as brimstone.
"Tropic" by D H Lawrence
There was a young genius of Queens',
Who was fond of explosive machines,
He once blew up a door,
But he'll do it no more,
For it chanced that that door was the Dean's.
"Nonsense Verses" by Arthur Clement Hilton
The Hebrew spirit, with its fervent fire,
Its vatic utterances of rapt word force
Is in him, bursting in explosive ire,
Like lightning when it takes its blinding course.
"Carlyle" by Alexander Anderson
Midst life, and death, and stirring deeds
Thy people live, and sleep and wake;
Explosions vast they scarcely heed;
In vain for time the idlers plead;
The rocks must rend, the mountains shake!
"Butte" by Aaron Southwick
It was a supernatural effort, but she succeeded at last,
And Jenny thanked God when the danger was past,
But at the same instant the silence was broke
By a loud explosion, which soon filled the mine with smoke.
"Jenny Carrister, The Heroine of Lucknow-Mine" by William Topaz McGonagall
ConEd Explosion Could Leave Downtown Manhattan in Darkness for a Few Days.
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis church that's providing relief to victims of last weekend's deadly neighborhood explosion has created a centralized website where donations can be made to the disaster's victims.
Explosion In Free Online Classes May Change Course Of Higher Education.
When Teresa Giudice and her sister-in-law Melissa Gorga reunite on Monday's Real Housewives of New Jersey just days after their explosive spat at Gorga's son's christening , the mood is anything but light.
Provisions for the use of cladding alloys that have been fabricated by welding two or more plates/sheets in the explosion bonding process need to be clarified.
Neighbors told the KNSD-TV they heard what sounded like explosions just before 5 a.m.
Indy Home Explosion Probed as Homicide.
Explosively push yourself up so that your hands leave the floor and your body rises into the air.
Explosion of growth means careful city planning is needed.
Families, town, president say goodbye to 29 miners killed in W.Va. President Obama eulogizes 29 miners killed in an explosion in Beckley, W.Va.
Investigators say coal dust likely was a key factor in the April 5 explosion, that killed 29 people, considered the worst US coal-mining disaster in 40 years.
The bed held a stack of thick pipes packed with homemade explosives.
In recent years there has been an explosion of coconut water products available at grocery and convenience stores.
Clallam County Commissioner Mike Chapman, a US Customs inspector in 1999 when a trainee of Osama bin Laden drove a car containing 100 pounds of explosives into Port Angeles, sits in his office Monday as he reflects on bin Laden's death.
Hot-pink leaves with ruffled, variegated borders edged with a thin line of light green make Solenostemon 'Pink Chaos' look like an explosion of neon paisley.
The past few years have seen an explosion of interest in eigenvalues of random matrices from compact Lie groups.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
Bildsten, L. 2000, in Cosmic Explosions, ed. S. S.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
To put the theory of this burst on a more solid footing, Tan, Matzner & McKee have considered in detail the evolution of explosions involving a transition from nonrelativistic to relativistic motion.
Trans-Relativistic Supernovae, Circumstellar Gamma-Ray Bursts, and Supernova 1998bw
Let us now consider various mechanisms for su- pernova explosions to ﬁnd a qualitative shape of the resulting mass distribution of compact ob jects.
Why NS and BH mass distribition is bimodal?
Further, there is an exchange of mass until the mass of the smaller component reaches the lower limit for the mass of a neutron star (about 0.1M⊙), at which point there is an explosive de-neutronization of the low-mass neutron star.
Why NS and BH mass distribition is bimodal?