Synonyms for explosion

Synonyms for (noun) explosion

Synonyms: burst, explosion

Definition: the act of exploding or bursting

Usage: the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children; the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft

Similar words: change of integrity

Definition: the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something


Synonyms: explosion

Definition: a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball

Similar words: swing, golf shot, golf stroke

Definition: the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it


Synonyms: explosion

Definition: a sudden outburst

Usage: an explosion of laughter; an explosion of rage

Similar words: outburst, blowup, ebullition, effusion, gush

Definition: an unrestrained expression of emotion


Synonyms: plosion, explosion

Definition: the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant

Similar words: release, tone ending

Definition: (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone


Synonyms: detonation, blowup, explosion

Definition: a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

Similar words: discharge

Definition: the sudden giving off of energy


Synonyms: explosion

Definition: the noise caused by an explosion

Usage: the explosion was heard a mile away

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels


Synonyms: explosion

Definition: a sudden great increase

Usage: the population explosion; the information explosion

Similar words: increase

Definition: a change resulting in an increase

Usage: the increase is scheduled for next month