esplosione

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Italian[edit]

L’esplosione di una bomba nucleare – The explosion of a nuclear bomb

Etymology[edit]

From Latin explōsiō, explōsiōnem, derived from explōdō (I eject” ← “I drive out by clapping).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /es.ploˈzjo.ne/
  • Hyphenation: e‧splo‧sió‧ne

Noun[edit]

esplosione f (plural esplosioni)

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  1. explosion, blast, burst
    Synonyms: detonazione, scoppio
    Antonym: implosione
  2. explosion (sound)
    Synonyms: (colloquial) botto, scoppio
  3. (figuratively) outburst, outbreak
    Synonym: scoppio
  4. (phonetics) release (of a plosive consonant)

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References[edit]

  • esplosione in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana