blowup vs explosion what difference

what is difference between blowup and explosion

English

Etymology

From the verb phrase blow up.

Noun

blowup (plural blowups)

  1. An explosion, or violent outburst
  2. (photography) An enlargement

Anagrams

  • Publow, upblow


English

Etymology

From French explosion, from Latin explōsiōnis, genitive form of explōsio, from explōdo (I drive out by clapping), from ex- and plōdo (I clap or strike). For more information see explode#Etymology.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪkˈspləʊ.ʒən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛkˈsploʊ.ʒən/

Noun

explosion (countable and uncountable, plural explosions)

  1. A violent release of energy (sometimes mechanical, nuclear, or chemical.)
  2. A bursting due to pressure.
  3. The sound of an explosion.
  4. A sudden uncontrolled increase.
  5. A sudden outburst.

Synonyms

Antonyms

  • implosion

Derived terms

  • Cambrian explosion
  • implosion

Related terms

  • explode
  • explosive
  • principle of explosion

Translations

See also

  • explosion on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

French

Etymology

From Latin explosiō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.splo.zjɔ̃/

Noun

explosion f (plural explosions)

  1. explosion

Derived terms

  • explosion cambrienne
  • moteur à explosion

Related terms

  • exploser

Further reading

  • “explosion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Swedish

Etymology

From Latin explosiō, attested from 1770.

Noun

explosion c

  1. explosion
    Synonym: sprängning
    Antonym: implosion

Inflection

Derived terms

  • explosionsartad
  • explosionsmotor
  • granatexplosion

Related terms

  • explodera
  • explosiv

References


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