AskDefine | Define implosion

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implosion

Noun

1 a sudden inward collapse; "the implosion of a light bulb"
2 the initial occluded phase of a stop consonant

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English

Noun

  1. The inrush of air in forming a suction stop.
  2. The action of imploding.
  3. The act or action of bringing to or as if to a center.

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Implosion can refer to:
implosion in Danish: Implosion
implosion in German: Implosion
implosion in Spanish: Implosión
implosion in Persian: درون‌پاشی
implosion in Macedonian: Имплозија
implosion in Dutch: Implosie
implosion in Polish: Implozja (fizyka)
implosion in Finnish: Imploosio
implosion in Swedish: Implosion
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