verb (used without object), im·plod·ed, im·plod·ing.
verb (used with object), im·plod·ed, im·plod·ing.
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Entire industries—retail, restaurant, and travel among them—were imploding.
The defending AL champs did not completely implode after the most tumultuous offseason in recent baseball memory.What To Watch For In The Wildest MLB Playoffs Ever|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|September 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Shortly thereafter, as you may have noticed, the free-market system imploded, and our Suzuki contacts claim to have no knowledge of what became of the bike.
Zeidan told the Blade the explosion caused “one entire side of the house to sort of implode inwards with all the glass” and “the living room fixtures blew inside as well.”Beirut explosion nearly destroys LGBTQ group’s offices|Michael K. Lavers|August 10, 2020|Washington Blade
The opening bluff in this game has already been called—the economy will not implode next week due to the sequester cuts.
The Tea Party would prefer “burn baby burn,” for the rotten edifice to implode so that a new one can be built in its place.
Contrary to what many are now predicting, Europe—reeling though it is—will not implode.
Facing insolvency, can the USPS reinvent itself like European services have—or will it implode?
Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq will begin to implode, confronting Mr. Obama with the deadly choice: cut losses or drown.8 Nightmares in 2011: U.S. Economy, Olbermann, More|Leslie H. Gelb|January 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Technically, they did not explode but implode, but the hood with the revolver did not notice the difference.The Ambulance Made Two Trips|William Fitzgerald Jenkins