And the solid rocket propellant would not blow up in one explosion since it cannot do that without an oxidizer.
Shortly after the explosion, the person recording the scene begins to run as chaos ensues and sirens sound in the background.
Gao says that China is a powder keg approaching the “explosion point.”
At least two people were injured in the explosion but no fatalities have been reported.
They see the little girl, they see the explosion, the dust is all around them, the wounded man is in front of them.
The Commandant seemed on the verge of an explosion, but checked himself.
He could remember his sudden exposure on Heleb, the explosion—then nothing.
These emphatic words were received with an explosion of laughter by the workers.
"But Linda may have dropped it down there since the explosion," she said, quickly.
Mr. S.M. Hussey and his wife slept in the front, and they were much affected by the explosion.
1620s, "action of driving out with violence and noise," from French explosion, from Latin explosionem (nominative explosio), noun of action from past participle stem of explodere "drive out by clapping" (see explode for origin and sense evolution). Meaning "going off with violence and noise" is from 1660s. Sense of "rapid increase or development" is first attested 1953.