When an explosion tears through Barneys, Aidan receives an anonymous email reading “She did it,” and a picture of Paige.
I think of how that explosion blew the face of Jesus Christ from a stained-glass window.
Shortly after the explosion, the person recording the scene begins to run as chaos ensues and sirens sound in the background.
Even a relatively small 250-pound bomb could kill or injure friendly troops who are within 650 feet of the explosion.
At least two people were injured in the explosion but no fatalities have been reported.
The Commandant seemed on the verge of an explosion, but checked himself.
This explosion of the doctor's meant that he invited and awaited some contradiction.
These emphatic words were received with an explosion of laughter by the workers.
It fell slowly, with a crash that was like a faint echo of the explosion.
Mr. S.M. Hussey and his wife slept in the front, and they were much affected by the explosion.
1620s, "action of driving out with violence and noise," from French explosion, from Latin explosionem (nominative explosio), noun of action from past participle stem of explodere "drive out by clapping" (see explode for origin and sense evolution). Meaning "going off with violence and noise" is from 1660s. Sense of "rapid increase or development" is first attested 1953.