Translation of explosion in Spanish:

explosion

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspləʊʒən/

n

  • 1.1 (of bomb, gas) explosión (f), estallido (m) a loud explosion una fuerte explosión
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    • A medic had found her on the platform near one of the commuter trains that had been ripped apart by twin bomb explosions.
    • The peace in the town was shattered by the explosion, which blew out doors and windows and sprayed glass across the street.
    • In the northern province, a bomb explosion damaged an oil pipeline.
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    • The researchers also plan to measure the speed of the explosion's shock wave to get further data.
    • When massive stars die, most of their energy is released as neutrinos in violent supernova explosions.
    • They carry a large fraction of the kinetic energy of the explosions of very massive stars.
    1.2 (of anger) estallido (m), explosión (f)
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    • Finding oneself faced by danger, difficulties, sudden outburst or an explosion of anger, one shouldn't react quickly.
    • Jason couldn't understand her sudden explosion of anger and he knew there had to be more to what was bothering her than the spider prank.
    • Described as powerful, domineering and charismatic, he alternated affection with explosions of anger that terrified children and staff.
    1.3 (increase) a population explosion una explosión demográfica there has been a price explosion los precios se han disparado

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.