explosion noun definition in Terrorism topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

explosion

 noun: Terrorism topic
[countable, uncountable] the sudden violent bursting and loud noise of something such as a bomb exploding; the act of deliberately causing something to explode a bomb/nuclear/gas explosion There were two loud explosions and then the building burst into flames. Bomb Squad officers carried out a controlled explosion of the device. 300 people were injured in the explosion.

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