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Explode vs. Blowup — What's the Difference?

Explode vs. Blowup — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Explode and Blowup

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Explode

To expand outward suddenly and usually violently due to the force of internal pressure or the release of chemical or nuclear energy
The bomb exploded.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

Blowup (sometimes styled as Blow-up or Blow Up) is a 1966 mystery thriller film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni and produced by Carlo Ponti. It was Antonioni's first entirely English-language film, and stars David Hemmings as a London fashion photographer who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To burst violently as a result of such expansion.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

An explosion.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To shatter with a loud noise
The vase exploded into tiny pieces when it hit the floor.
Jun 02, 2022
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Blowup

An outburst of temper.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To make an emotional outburst
My neighbor exploded in rage at the trespassers.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

An angry argument or confrontation
A blowup between the administration and the faculty.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To increase suddenly, sharply, and without control
The population in this area has exploded during the past 12 years.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

A photographic enlargement.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To change state or appearance suddenly
Over the weekend the trees exploded with color.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

An explosion, or violent outburst
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Explode

(Sports) To hit a golf ball out of a sand trap with a shot that scatters the sand.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

(photography) An enlargement
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Explode

To cause to release energy or burst violently and noisily
The children exploded three firecrackers.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

A violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
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Explode

To show to be false or unreliable
Explode a hypothesis.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

An unrestrained expression of emotion
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

(Sports) To hit (a golf ball) out of a sand trap with an explosive shot.
Jun 02, 2022

Blowup

A photographic print that has been enlarged
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

(transitive) To destroy with an explosion.
The assassin exploded the car by means of a car bomb.
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Explode

(transitive) To destroy violently or abruptly.
They sought to explode the myth.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

(transitive) To create an exploded view of.
Explode the assembly drawing so that all the fasteners are visible.
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Explode

To disprove or debunk.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

(intransitive) To fly apart with sudden violent force; to blow up, to burst, to detonate, to go off.
The bomb explodes.
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Explode

To make a violent or emotional outburst.
She exploded when I criticised her hat.
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Explode

To increase suddenly.
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Explode

To ejaculate.
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Explode

To break (a delimited string of text) into several smaller strings by removing the separators.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To decompress (data) that was previously imploded.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

(transitive) To open all doors and hatches on an automobile.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

Of a die, to produce the highest face result and consequently reroll.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To become suddenly expanded into a great volume of gas or vapor; to burst violently into flame; as, gunpowder explodes.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

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.
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Explode

To burst forth with sudden violence and noise; as, at this, his wrath exploded.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To drive from the stage by noisy expressions of disapprobation; to hoot off; to drive away or reject noisily; as, to explode a play.
Him old and youngExploded, and seized with violent hands.
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Explode

To bring into disrepute, and reject; to drive from notice and acceptance; as, to explode a scheme, fashion, or doctrine.
Old exploded contrivances of mercantile fraud.
To explode and exterminate dark atheism.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To cause to explode or burst noisily; to detonate; as, to explode powder by touching it with fire.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

To drive out with violence and noise, as by powder.
But late the kindled powder did explodeThe massy ball and the brass tube unload.
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

Cause to explode;
We exploded the nuclear bomb
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

Burst outward, usually with noise;
The champagne bottle exploded
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

Show a violent emotional reaction;
The boss exploded when he heard of the resignation of the secretary
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

Be unleashed; burst forth with violence or noise;
His anger exploded
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Explode

Destroy by exploding;
The enemy exploded the bridge
Jun 02, 2022

Explode

Cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
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Explode

Drive from the stage by noisy disapproval
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Explode

Show (a theory or claim) to be baseless, or refute and make obsolete
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Explode

Increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner;
The population of India is exploding
The island's rodent population irrupted
Jun 02, 2022

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