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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Explode \Ex*plode"\ ([e^]ks*pl[=o]d"), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Exploded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exploding}.] [L. explodere, explosum, to drive out, drive out a player by clapping; ex out + plaudere, plodere, to clap, strike, applaud: cf. OF. exploder. See {Plausible}.]

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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

exploded

adjective

1: 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"


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