Alarms sounded a few moments before the doors exploded off their hinges.
Lightning exploded in the sky.
The Five Galaxies have just exploded with war.
She sat on one suitcase, nearly bending it in two while unlatching the other until it exploded open, scattering contents about the porch.
None had time to grab the weapons under their cots before gunfire exploded through the garage door and slammed into them.
The world exploded into life, sucking the air from her lungs and drenching her.
Once more something whistled, but this time quite close, swooping downwards like a little bird; a flame flashed in the middle of the street, something exploded, and the street was shrouded in smoke.
He turned to address Dan, when the sagging building behind them exploded into flames and light.
He heard Hannah crying and smelled the unmistakable scent of human blood before he took a step onto the block. He strode down the block and paused in front of Hannah's cell. She was curled up on the bed, sobbing. When he looked at the cell across from her, he saw why. Jared stood in the cell, covered in blood. The cell looked as if a human had exploded, and Rhyn saw a pile of bones Jared had gnawed clean then stacked neatly.
Recent investigation has exploded this romantic story by simply showing that Charles VII.
The vamp's head exploded with the first shot of his hand cannon, the bullet missing Bianca by a couple inches.
The egg fell, and she gasped as it exploded on contact with the floor.
Light exploded into his thoughts.
She'd just sat down again when the inner door exploded into rocks that flew across the room.
The last time she pushed, he had exploded, What, so I can be like you?
Too fast, he felt the buffers' effect on his powers lessen, and magic exploded through him.
He entered her at the same time he bit her, and her world exploded into hot desire and need so intense, she thought his passion would consume her.
In order to get rid of hydrogen, some oxygen is added to the helium, and the mixture exploded by an electric spark.
She watched in fascination, not understanding what it was until a floor several below hers exploded into flying stone and fire.
Another boom, and the edges of the door lit up and spit fire as the rocket exploded in Andre's apartment.
The rocket had exploded as it landed on the floor, leaving a gaping hole.
The door exploded open in flames, wood, and black fur.
Mansr closed the door as another mine exploded and guided the spacecraft farther off the ground.
Brady threw himself down, rolled, and ran, taking cover behind a boulder as the laser missile exploded the ground in front of him.
Damian would've exploded by now, probably decimating everything in the vicinity.
Just as fast, it exploded into light again, as Bianca's charged healing power slammed through her.
A shockwave exploded from the gateway and knocked her back.
His intention - -to complete the mating ceremony - -exploded into her thoughts.
Light exploded into her mind as she hit the bottom, followed by darkness.
Fire exploded in her gullet as an arrow pierced her from behind.
Both cell doors had exploded off the cells and lay crumpled across the room.
His remark punctured a hole in her thin armor and she exploded, slamming the papers onto her desktop so hard that one of the pages floated to the floor.
Something exploded outside and she screamed.
Lightening exploded between him and his dinner, knocking him back.
By the lastnamed he finally exploded a fallacy which had up to that time vitiated the chronology of contemporary Egyptologists.
There is hardly one of Wagner's orchestral innovations which is not inseparably connected with his adaptation of music to the re q uirements of drama; and modern conductors, in treating Wagner's orchestration, as the normal standard by which all previous and contemporary music must be judged, are doing their best to found a tradition which in another fifty years will be exploded as thoroughly as the tradition of symphonic additional accompaniments is now exploded in the performances of Bach and Handel.
He regards the Ontological argument strictly so called as having been exploded by Kant.
It is a striking example of the difficulty of getting people to use their own powers of investigation accurately, that this form of the doctrine of evolution should have held its ground so long; for it was thoroughly and completely exploded, not long after its enunciation, by Caspar Frederick Wolff, who in his Theoria generationis, published in 1759, placed the opposite theory of epigenesis upon the secure foundation of fact, from which it has never been displaced.
This theory Gibbon completely exploded in his Critical Observations (1770) - no very difficult task, indeed, but achieved in a style, and with a profusion of learning, which called forth the warmest commendations both at home and abroad.
To explode the charge an iron weight, known as a go-devil, was dropped into the well, and striking the disk exploded the cap and fired the torpedo.
The squib is lowered after the torpedo, and, when exploded by the descent of the weight, fires the charge.
When two substances which by their action upon each other develop much heat enter into reaction, the reaction is usually complete without the employment of an excess of either; for example, when a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen, in the proportions to form water 2E12+0, =20H2, is exploded, it is entirely converted into water.
Sir Leslie Stephen speaks of him as a curious example of "the effects of an exploded metaphysics on a feeble though ingenious intellect."
On the 4th of December 1891 an attempt was made to assassinate him in his office by one Henry Norcross, who demanded a large sum of money, and upon being refused exploded a dynamite bomb, and was himself killed.'
A charge of compressed wet guncotton may be exploded, even under water, by the detonation of a small primer of the dry and waterproofed material, which in turn can be started by a small fulminate detonator.
It would be impossible now to trace the steps which led to this wild and long since exploded theory.
Their "firedamp" (formerly fulminating damp) is marsh gas, which, when mixed with air and exploded, produced "choke damp," "after damp," or "suffocating damp" (carbon dioxide).
On the 17th of November seven mines were exploded at Sung-Shu, which blew in the back of the counterscarp galleries.
At Erh-Lung on the 20th of November three mines were exploded, which half filled the ditch, and the Japanese later on sapped across to the escarp over the debris.
On the 30th of July the Federal engineers exploded a mine under the hostile works, and Burnside's corps rushed to the assault.
They finally exploded the pretensions of the Textus Receptus to be the original text; but neither of them gave any explanation of the relations of the later text to the earlier, nor developed Griesbach's system of dealing with groups of MSS.
As he stood on the quarter-deck of the "Trinity" a cannon close by was exploded by a Swedish bullet, and splinters of wood and metal wounded the king in thirteen places, blinding one eye and flinging him to the deck.
The old fable of this bird inserting its beak into a reed or plunging it into the ground, and so causing the booming sound with which its name will be always associated, is also exploded, and nowadays indeed so few people in Britain have ever heard its loud and awful voice, which seems to be uttered only in the breeding-season, and is therefore unknown in a country where it no longer breeds, that incredulity as to its booming at all has in some quarters succeeded the old belief in this as in other reputed peculiarites of the species.
Butler approached the fort on the 10th of December 1864; on the 24th the "Louisiana," loaded with 215 tons of powder, was exploded 400 yds.
Laws as to patronage, an inflammatory question, were made, abolished and remade, causing, from about 1730 onwards, passions which exploded in the great Disruption of 1842.
They exploded into pebbles and dust.
Thunder exploded and then the hail started, drumming on the roof like large marbles.
Jackson exploded, When are you going to get it?