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  • noun Plural form of plosion.

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Examples

  • Why put effort in when all people want is some 'plosions?

    Harry Potter 1-5: By The Numbers | /Film

  • Bodies flying, flames and secondary ex-plosions turning night into day, the crippled ship retained a dangerous amount of rapidly falling for-ward momentum-in Riddick's direction.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • Peanut said she had heard them talking about the boring things: the new Japanese premier, factory plosions, strikes, and then a new subject'la-sa, or; arbage, businesses.

    The Kitchen God's wife

  • During the entire fifty-mile drive I watched the elephant grass along the road, braced for ex-plosions at every narrow pass, and sat lightly on the seat when we crossed each bridge.

    Chickenhawk

  • The Hereros go swerving by them, halfway up a shallow flight of long steps dovetailing into the grade of the street, teeth slamming together upper and lower, cycle frames squeaking shrill, up and down the steps past wordless plosions of Slavic breath.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Perils insured civil commotions, riots, or any military or usurped power whatever; against, the amount of said loss or damage to be estimated according to the actual value of the insured property at the time when such loss or damage happens, but not to include loss or damage caused by ex - plosions of any kind unless fire ensues, and then to include that caused by fire only.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • When Greta hears shots out in the increasingly distant streets, she will think of the sound stages of her early career, and will take the ex - plosions as cue calls for the titanic sets of her dreams to be smoothly clogged with a thousand extras: meek, herded by rifle shots, ascending and descending, arranged into patterns that will suit the Director's ideas of the picturesque-a river of faces, made up yellow and white-lipped for the limitations of the film stock of the time, sweating yellow migrations taken over and over again, fleeing nothing, escaping nowhere ....

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • An Act to authorize certain employers 'liability com - (JJinij jiQl PANIES to insure AGAINST DAMAGE BY STEAM BOILER EX - plosions.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

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