Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of explode.

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

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Examples

  • Dublin exploded from a sleepy backwater to a city boasting some of the most expensive real estate in Europe.

    The Jig Is Up

  • The word exploded from my lips before I could stop it.

    FRONT PAGE FACE-OFF

  • Duffy was as surprised as everyone else when the word exploded from his mouth with such force and volume.

    Miracle Workers

  • When he successfully landed a plane on the Hudson river, searches on his name exploded and everyone started clicking the ad.

    Forbes.com: News

  • What "exploded" is a program that executed as many lines of "code" as was inputted, self-programming its evolution and self-terminating until the last line was hit.

    Ancient Predator Revealed!

  • I didn’t really know where Budapest was, but I liked the way the word exploded on my tongue.

    Handle with Care

  • Thirteen people were killed and at least 30 injured when a freight train exploded in the middle of an Italian town on Monday night.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, June 30, 2009

  • Upon the stairs outside the Great Hall, Brydon slammed into the wall as pain exploded into his mind through the link he shared with Toryn.

    The Gauntlet Thrown Chapter Thirty Seven

  • But during the Bush administration, government spending increased from 18.4 percent of GDP to 20.3 percent in 2006, the national debt nearly doubled from $5.7 trillion to $10.6 trillion, and the annual budget exploded from a $128 billion surplus in 2001 to a $1.4 trillion deficit in 2008.

    Tim Kaine: A Response to Michael Steele: What Do Republicans Really Stand For?

  • Apr. 4th, 2009 08: 52 pm (UTC) yeah, that was so cute that my brain exploded too.

    It's Tweet-tastic!

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