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explode

(1) To break down an assembly into its component pieces. Contrast with implode.

(2) To decompress data back to its original form.
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Passengers alight the bus after its tire explodes while travelling along the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
BEIRUT/SIDON, Lebanon: A large fire broke out Wednesday at a commercial center in Nabatieh's Kfar Tibnit and spread to a neighboring gas canister storage depot, causing 50 canisters to explode, the state-run National News Agency reported.
This particular population, the Colobopsis explodens, comes with a twist--these ants can explode! Two weeks ago, the researchers published a description of the newly identified and named species in the scientific journal Zookeys.
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Nine patients had exploding headaches, described as feeling as if their head were going to explode or split, or that pressure were building up.
Such an event occurs when a white dwarf--the burnedout remains of a star similar in mass to the sun--siphons gas onto its surface from a companion star and eventually accumulates a layer of material that causes the white dwarf to explode.
An electrical fault sparked the fire andcaused three of the tyres, which are more than six feet in diameter, to explode.
The burst charge is timed to explode at an optimal viewing height: 60 to 300 meters (197 to 984 feet) up.
In 1996, "the safety board called for pumping the tanks full of inert gas so they could not explode" In 2004, "the FAA said it was close to proposing" such a rule but it has yet to do so.
Aerosols inside began to pop and bang as they exploded and crews were also concerned that gas cylinders inside might explode.
Investigators are trying to determine what caused the tyre to explode, according to the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.
(Explode...) Get hands inside, lock out, and separate.