Definition of nonexplosive in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnänikˈsplōsiv/


Not able or likely to explode or to cause an explosion.
Example sentences
  • Lower amounts of dissolved gases lead to effusive, nonexplosive eruptions.
  • The viscosity of the magma, however, is also an important factor in determining whether an eruption will be explosive or nonexplosive.
  • Because of their frequent occurrence and relatively nonexplosive character, Hawaiian eruptions are some of the most extensively studied in the world.

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Syllabification: non·ex·plo·sive

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