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implode

To link component pieces to a major assembly. It may also refer to compressing data using a particular technique. Contrast with explode.
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The auction format will now allow implosion "junkies" to be the person to actually push the button to initiate the implosion process.
In their implosion experiments, the researchers detected emissions from argon atoms excited to high energies.
PS&S, and Fireworks by Grucci To Prepare for First-Ever Atlantic City Casino-Hotel Implosion
the nation's largest remediation and facility services firm with more than 30 offices across the country, today announced the implosion of Las Vegas' famed Stardust Casino and Hotel Towers.
In previous work, scientists studying damage to submarine propellers from such implosions found that bubbles formed at moderate pressure, at shallow depths, do the most harm.
This December, three new National Geographic Channel specials provide viewers a ring side seat as the Loizeaux family reveals the precise art and science of implosions.
To investigate reaction rates within single air bubbles in water, Didenko and Suslick laced the water with molecules that glow under ultraviolet light when bonded to compounds that form in the implosions.
These little implosions can nevertheless be so violent that the compressed gas within a collapsing bubble emits a flash of light (SN: 10/5/96, p.