Explosion Sentence Examples
A second explosion threw him across the room.
In 1716 an explosion took place at the Moorfields.
Another explosion flung her to the ground.
A massive explosion went off, shaking the ground beneath them.
Toby laughed and tossed Rhyn another pillow, delighted when he snatched it from midair and shredded it in an explosion of white feathers.Advertisement
She tossed it into the fire, marveling at the tiny explosion of pink and green flames.
An explosion blazed in the distance.
After her explosion at Damian, she'd have to beg for food.
Lana looked over her shoulder at an explosion that seemed far too close.
He had every right to be upset with her, but this emotional explosion was as frightening as it was uncharacteristic.Advertisement
When the coal is fired by the blast of an explosion it is often necessary to isolate the mine completely by stopping up the mouths of the pits with earth, or in extreme cases it must be flooded with water or carbonic acid before the fire can be brought under.
If now, after a few moments' interval to allow some air to diffuse into the cylinder, a taper again be applied, an explosion takes place, due to a mixture of carbon monoxide and air.
Do I need to prove we have an explosion of technological progress dwarfing the wildest dreams of any age?
She counted the seconds in tense silence, waiting for the sound of an explosion, but the only sound was a car approaching from below.
Another nearby explosion knocked him off balance.Advertisement
The explosion created a percussion that broke the windows.
The arrival of these texts—as well as Byzantium's own architecture, science, and art—triggered a sensory and intellectual explosion, which became the cultural movement we now call the Renaissance.
Coal dust alone, without any gas, may cause a dangerous explosion if ignited by a blown-out shot; but such cases are likely to be exceptional.
Even a radio is capable of triggering an explosion in hazardous conditions.
The ensuing explosion then caused fires to start in two nearby tanks, with a combined capacity of around 700,000 liters.Advertisement
About 540 million years ago the so-called Cambrian explosion took place.
He described problems with workflows and ontologies and the " combinatorial explosion " .
There was a loud bright explosion inside the Lincoln.
The incident is linked to the nail bomb explosion in Brixton a week earlier.
An investigation Commission was set up in Barbados to determine, among other things, what caused the mid-air explosion of that plane.Advertisement
The landmine explosion was the worst single blow to the Regiment since its formation in 1970.
Wire were always meant to be the intellectual end of the punk explosion.
Last July, more than 30 were killed in a methane explosion in Donetsk region, the heart of Ukraine's coal-producing area.
Since many people manage password explosion by reusing passwords, this could potentially expose the password to much more critical things than reference letters.
However it is more to do with the whole explosion of interest in short films being utterly fallacious.
With any luck it would ignite the gunpowder causing an explosion - which would cause the cannon ball to leave the gun.
Luke Harding reports that Germany is reveling in an explosion of national pride and silly headgear.
The theory is that the underdog wins, and that explosion may follow implosion.
To avoid implosion, one should care about entry, and to avoid explosion one should care about exit.
A true explosion of exotic fruit intermingled with mealy oak greets the taster, followed by layers of silky, rich flavors.
From all accounts the explosion was not intense, and the damage done losion was not intense, and the damage done lo our galleries was small.
Pulsars are dense, highly magnetized neutron stars that are born in a violent explosion marking the death of massive stars.
The second challenge is to harness the information explosion to combat mental overload, thus improving decision making.
Quite apart from the violence of the explosion, Gore was in an extremely perilous situation.
The drought had led to a pest population explosion on Bt cotton, but not on other cotton varieties.
Without these wages an explosion of mass protest could occur.
As an adult psychiatrist I have seen an explosion in the number of drug- illnesses over the last 5 to 10 years.
Among these however was the charred remains of an electronic component which had clearly been close to the seat of the explosion.
The air resounded with the distinct woof of a nearby explosion.
In April 1986, an explosion ripped through reactor 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine.
A new type of long-range German rocket, the V2, landed in London, causing a huge explosion and killing three people.
Falling nearby with the resultant loud explosion and debris scattered all over.
He was a physics lecturer, and enthusiastically agreed to investigate the composition of the shelf using explosion seismology.
What it is not is a steel shard resulting from the explosion of a high explosive shell.
Despite being blown sky-high by the explosion, Gimbert survived.
Another puzzle is that the observations of the star just prior to the explosion show that it was a blue supergiant.
He can hear the roar of a mob outside, hear the distant thunder of an explosion.
While I watched spellbound, a terrific explosion reached Dresser's Cottage in the form of a loud double thunderclap.
Showing the massive explosion and the massive tidal waves that followed.
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With increasing ubiquity of the Internet, recent years have seen an explosion in these multiplayer and online games.
This splitting of the air not only lessens the cost of ventilating, but greatly increases its efficiency by permitting the circulation of much larger volumes, and has the added advantage that the effect of an explosion or other accident vitiating the air current is often confined to a single division of the mine, and affects but a small part of the working force.
The safety property attributed to them is due to the depression of the temperature of the flame or products of explosion to a point below that necessary to ignite fire-damp or coal dust in air from a blown-out shot.
They, moreover, tried the effect of shock upon the liquid, and found that the repeated dropping of the cylinder from a height of nearly 20 feet upon a large steel anvil gave no explosion, but that when the cylinder was crushed under a heavy blow the impact was followed, after a short interval of time, by an explosion which was manifestly due to the fracture of the cylinder and the ignition of the escaping gas, mixed with air, from sparks caused by the breaking of the metal.
Such endothermic bodies are nearly always found to show considerable violence in their decomposition, as the heat of formation stored up within them is then liberated as sensible heat, and it is undoubtedly this property of acetylene gas which leads to its easy detonation by either heat or a shock from an explosion of fulminating mercury when in contact with it under pressure.
Riess explains it by the negative electrification of the plate caused by the friction of the water vapour, &c., driven along the surface by the explosion which accompanies the disruptive discharge at the point.
India is still reeling from the shock of the massive explosion that shook the country 's commercial capital.
The sixth tree is stout of trunk, with an explosion of russet leaves at its crown.
The study shows the visualization of shock wave propagation in an underwater explosion scenario.
As Sauron falls back, a strange, soundless explosion seems to represent his force and his power evaporating.
At about 8.30am the next morning a terrific explosion occurred.
While I watched spellbound, a terrific explosion reached Dresser 's Cottage in the form of a loud double thunderclap.
Yet, they obviously do question things as we will read from the sister of this trooper killed by an IED explosion.
Hearing about the catastrophic explosion made my heart ache.
The aftermath of the explosion was malodorous and chaotic.
The aftermathof the explosion was malodorous and chaotic.
After the initial explosion of research and technology that took place in the late 1970s and early 1980s, IVF centers across the planet grew and flourished.
Buying stock no longer holds the get-rich-quick guarantee it did during the explosion of dot.com's in the late nineties.
The reason for the explosion is that the managers of these funds have broadened their horizons and are seeking new markets and creating new strategies.
At this point, if there are ignitable fumes in the immediate area an explosion and fire can occur.
However, given the explosion of Internet shopping over the last decade or so, many Amish furniture makers were looking for a way to expand their businesses without compromising their beliefs.
The Internet has allowed for the explosion of price wars on all types of products and perfume is not excluded.
Now, with the explosion of the Internet and search engines and information sites, like LoveToKnow, tens of millions of fantasy football enthusiasts are flocking to the Internet in search of valuable information.
Since the explosion of digital photography most underwater photographers opt to use their everyday "land" cameras to record deep-sea explorations.
There has been an explosion in pet overpopulation going on for decades, and many fine dogs are sitting in shelters right now.
However, the explosion of MCR's career corresponded with the release of their second record Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge.
On the show, the cartoon characters have names like Nathan Explosion, William Murderface and Pickles.
With the explosion in the tile design industry producing new and innovative tiles, wall tile patterns for bathrooms have never looked so great.
Stay behind a safety shield or screen if an experiment you are watching could result in an implosion, explosion or fire flash.
A blockage can lead to natural gas leaking back into your home, causing an explosion hazard.
A tingling sensation may be felt and is often the result of metabolic problems, toxin explosion, infection or traumatic injury.
That's why you'll need the goggles every time you do a science experiment-you never know when an explosion could pop up or chemicals could fly into your eye.
Shoot the propane tank, but don't get too close as the explosion may cause damage.
To stop this monstrosity from helping Eggman achieve his ultimate goal of world domination you must get the emeralds back and escape before the immense explosion that will undoubtedly ensue.
When it's full, you have a chance to blow up your car and create a ripple explosion outward from your car, giving you a chance to destroy those cars missed by the traffic jam and are waiting to pass.
You'll prevent a catastrophic explosion on a battleship and rescue your injured soldiers from a burning naval vessel that's about to fall apart.
To stop this monstrosity from helping Eggman achieve his ultimate goal of world domination Sonic must get the emeralds back and escape before the immense explosion that will undoubtedly ensue.
The resulting explosion also creates the evil Dr. Robotnik (original a kind-hearted professor named Dr. Kintobor) as well as the Chaos Emeralds.
In escaping from the Shadoloo headquarters, Charlie could not escape a massive explosion, and it is presumed that he is killed in action.
This will detonate a muted explosion that results in a perfect strike.
When you guess wrong, you will hear an explosion.
Deleting these balls causes something special to happen, like an explosion that takes out part of the chain.
It wasn't until the 1990s that Sonoma County saw an explosion of wine production matching its pre-Prohibition status, driven by the American consumer's growing interest in wine.
After several months of slower development, children often have a "word spurt" (an explosion of new words).
In addition, foreign bodies may be driven into the face or other parts of the body by the force of a collision or explosion.
Dust, dirt, sand, or other airborne material can lodge in the eyes as a result of high wind or an explosion, causing minor irritation and redness.
A tube to aid breathing may be inserted if the person's airways or lungs have been damaged, as can happen during an explosion or a fire in an enclosed space.
The Internet explosion has had a huge impact genealogy.
Within that same vein, there is an explosion of doctors in Orange County, California, dedicated to the removal of unwanted hair by way of laser.
Once the sperm meets the egg, an explosion of changes ensue.
While the suit set off a publicity explosion, it was more successful at opening minds than it was at racking up sales.
The overall effect is an explosion of color and a seemingly high energy mix of Marlon Brando's male bravado and James Dean's cool disdain; the perfect look in which to rail against the system!
The Crayola Color Explosion Glow Dome is just another example of Crayola engineers creating a great toy.
The Glow Dome allows your child to create an animated, three-dimensional scene using Crayola Color Explosion markers.
The dome comes with Color Explosion glow markersand two tracing sheets.
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio awarded the Explosion Color Glow Dome the Gold Seal Award.
However, that hardly seems to stop Color Explosion enthusiasts.
Summertime was a great time to show off this veritable explosion of peppiness, through a variety of garments that showed off some skin, celebrated the great weather and made some sort of sense in their own kaleidoscopic, chaotic way.
The Ruffle jacket, $60 and available in sizes S-L, is an explosion of femininity.
If the missile strikes its target players hear the sound of the explosion and the corresponding square on the bottom grid of the opponent's side of the board will flash red.
The 20th century saw an explosion of consumer buying over the Christmas season.
There has been an explosion of dating services on the Internet.
With the explosion of the online dating scene, online matchmakers are quickly becoming the fastest growing web business.
With the explosion of targeted dating, any particular group might get their own niche dating site.
Since the 18th century explosion in evening bag size, the dimensions of the evening purse have only been shrinking.
However, the good news is that Aries people rarely stay angry for long; they will erupt in anger for a few minutes, but they'll happily move on to something else once the initial explosion is over.
Companies which develop and publish games have offered short demo versions of their titles free for several years, but it is only since the internet explosion of the 1990's that these have been readily available online as free downloads.
The candy coating around the Mentos reacts to the carbon in the soda to cause a pretty big explosion.
During the Civil War, the South experienced the loss of its largest munitions lab in Richmond on Friday the 13th in an explosion that killed over sixty-eight people, most of them young female employees.
The other major affair in Ben's life was with Lisa Hunter, the younger sister of his best friend, Dan, who was killed in a car explosion.
In 2006 an explosion of rumors hit the Internet regarding actress Julia Barr's future on All My Children.
Prior to the explosion of technology and the Internet, the only way you could obtain transcripts from your favorite television shows was to write a letter to the network requesting a copy.
In one of the season's most painful moments, Claudia Joy and her husband coped with the loss of their eldest daughter who died in the explosion of the season opener.
Additionally, while the book has one of the major character's husband being killed in a plane crash, the same character's daughter is killed in an explosion in the series.
Dell's ex-girlfriend Heather dies in an explosion, and his daughter Betsy nearly does as well.
This subject has been up for debate for ages, but since the explosion in tat popularity the question is more pertinent than ever.
The plastics explosion of the mid-twentieth century ushered in a new era of radio alarm clocks that relegated the once regal wooden models to storage sheds and flea markets, at least temporarily.
However, the odds your child will be diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorder despite the recent explosion in autism cases is low.
Now, thanks to the explosion of internet applications and services, and especially internet phone services or voice-over-IP (VOIP), video calling right to your desktop is both affordable and real for small businesses.
Some 1995 models had defective battery issues with a potential for explosion, and 1997 models had airbag systems that were so touchy that any slight shock to the system could set off an accidental airbag deployment.
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Combining these two powerful cleaners can result in the release of a dangerous chlorine gas, a volatile mixture of nitrogen trichloride which is a toxic chemical or a possible explosion.
There has been an explosion of exercise types and instructors all of which will claim to work your abdominal muscles (or "core strength" or some other buzzword).
If you choose to purchase insurance from them, you can expect to have the options of receiving coverage for fire, lightening, theft, hail, vandalism, and explosion just to name a few.
Even though the group had been building a huge following for almost a decade, they were still considered slightly underground until the massive explosion of 1990's Violator.
Thanks to the early 90s explosion of rock artists like Nirvana and Sonic Youth who were plucked from the indie ranks and signed to major label deals, indie rock is the most familiar genre to many.
In the third season, Beckett's character died in an explosion that devastated fans.
He appeared in subsequent episodes, but was presumed dead after an explosion aboard a Wraith vessel.
Is there one in this movie because it's hard to tell with the explosion of characters and action sequences in this film.
Godzilla exploded on to the scene in 1954 in the film Godzilla King of the Monsters as the result of a nuclear explosion.
The film was actually focused upon the terrible environmental and potentially devastating genetic effects of nuclear weapons, since the creature known as Godzilla was born from the after-effects of a nuclear explosion.
In a later Twitter Tracker segment, a bird approaches with a bazooka and blows up the letters in an explosion worthy of a Schwarzenegger movie, and then finishes off with an innocuous chirp that even cracks up the host.
In the distance, she heard the familiar, unmistakable sound of an explosion.
After awakening feeling at peace, he was close to pulling a Rhyn and decimating the world around him in an explosion of raw fury.
The rocket slammed into an ambulance parked in front of Andre's, the brilliant explosion throwing heat and light that reached her on what she estimated was the twentieth floor.
The sound of a muffled explosion from beyond the door made her rise.
Right, left, up, down … and then she heard the explosion.
In 1536 it was almost totally destroyed by fire, and in 1654 largely ruined by the explosion of a powder magazine.
After the explosion he hurried back to Holyrood and feigned surprise at the receipt of the news half an hour later, ascribing the catastrophe to "the strangest accident that ever chancit, to wit, the fouder (lightning) came out of the luft (sky) and had burnt the king's house."
In medieval times the Propylaea served (Redrawn from the Athenische Mitteilungen by permission of the Kaiserliches Archaeologisches Institut.) as the palace of the dukes of Athens; they were much damaged by the explosion of a powder magazine in 1656.
It must be borne in mind that although the explosion may increase the production for a time, it is by no means certain that the actual output of a well is increased in all such cases, though from some wells there would be no production without the use of the torpedo.
But a discovery by the government of concealed arms, and an explosion at one of Emmet's depots in Patrick Street on the 16th of July, necessitated immediate action, and the 23rd of that month was accordingly fixed for the projected rising.
By using compressed air vitiation of the mine air is avoided, as well as all danger of fire or explosion of gas.
The gases produced by such fire-damp or dust explosions contain carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide in large proportion, and the majority of the deaths from such explosions are due to this " after-damp " rather than to the explosion itself.
Mainz possesses nine other Roman Catholic churches, the most noteworthy of which are those of St Ignatius, with a finely painted ceiling, of St Stephen, built 1257-1328, and restored after an explosion in 1857, and of St Peter.
If this failed, Mary would put Darnley "in the house where the explosion was arranged for the night upon which one of the servants was to be married."
The danger of explosion when gas exists in very small quantities is greatly increased by the presence of coal dust.
A gas explosion in a fiery mine may be intensified or indefinitely propagated by the dust raised by the explosion itself.
This at once led to an explosion, and at the diet of Piotrkow, 1J52, the szlachta accepted a proposition of the king, by way of compromise, that the jurisdiction of the clerical courts should be suspended for twelve months, on condition that the gentry continued to pay tithes as heretofore.
If the shot was not free to move, the closed chamber pressure due to the explosion of the charge at this G.D.
His bent for science showed itself while he was still a schoolboy, and indeed his removal from Eton to Harrow is said to have been occasioned by an accidental explosion which occurred whilst he was performing an experiment for his own amusement.
This made the initial temperature so high at the moment of ignition that there was an explosion.
On the south side of the town pleasant gardens extend along the old Singel, or outer canal, and there is a large open space, the Van der Werf Park, named after the burgomaster, Pieter Andriaanszoon van der Werf, who defended the town against the Spaniards in 1574 This open space was formed by the accidental explosion of a powdership in 1807, hundreds of houses being demolished, including that of the Elzevir family of printers.
Deperet notes that the genus Neumayria, an ammonite of the Kimmeridgian, suddenly branches out into an explosion" of forms. Deperet also observes the contrast between periods of quiescence and limited variability and periods of sudden efflorescence.
Synods were occasionally held in this church, and parliaments also, before the Commons' Hall was destroyed in 1566 by an accidental explosion of gunpowder.
When driving in one of the central streets of St Petersburg, near the Winter Palace, he was mortally wounded by the explosion of some small bombs and died a few hours afterwards.
A difficulty with Venezuela, resulting in British and German co-operation to coerce that refractory republic, caused an explosion of antiGerman feeling in England and some restlessness in the United States, but the government brought the crisis to an end by tactful handling and by an ultimate recourse to arbitration.
Thus Abraham Danzig celebrated in this manner his escape from the results of an explosion of a powder magazine at Wilna in 1804.
That night the whole city was shaken out of sleep by an explosion of gunpowder which shattered to fragments the building in which he should have slept and perished;and the next morning the bodies of Darnley and a page were found strangled in a garden adjoining it, whither they had apparently escaped over a wall, to be despatched by the hands of Bothwell's attendant confederates.
A magazine explosion on the morning of the, 6th killed about loo men in each army.
This explains a good deal of the possible instability; and, from a practical point of view, it coincides with the fact that such a large amount of energy can be stored in our most intense explosives such as dynamite, the explanation being that hydrogen is attached to carbon distant from oxygen in the same molecule, and that only the characteristic resistance of the carbon linkage prevents the hydrogen from burning, which is the main occurrence in the explosion of dynamite.
Crystals belonging to the cubic system should not be birefringent unless strained; diamond often displays double refraction particularly in the neighbourhood of inclusions, both liquid and solid; this is probably due to strain, and the spontaneous explosion of diamonds has often been observed.
The explosion destroyed much private property, and for a long time seriously affected the prosperity of the town.
As the king and queen were returning from the wedding they narrowly escaped assassination in a bomb explosion, which killed and injured many bystanders and members of the royal procession.
The explosion theory regards the outburst as similar to the outbreak of activity of a longperiod variable.
The earthquake and fall of rock which destroyed the village of Arghuri in 1840 may have been caused by a volcanic explosion, but the evidence is unsatisfactory.
Finally, through Luther, the explosion came, and western Christendom broke into two parts - Catholic and Protestant.
In regard to steam, the old tower was so shaky that it was considered unwise to risk the effects of an explosion, and therefore the mercury column was removed bodily to a court in the observatory.
Our knowledge of the explosion of ordinary black powder was also greatly added to by him, and in conjunction with Sir Andrew Noble he carried out one of the most complete inquiries on record into its behaviour when fired.
Not only was the Balkan league on the point of internal explosion, but the Concert of Europe was trying to create the new state of Albania in the midst of a three-cornered diplomatic contest between Austria-Hungary, Italy and Russia.
Close by is a lofty Gothic tower (1500), which belonged to the ancient church of St Mary, which was wrecked by an explosion of gunpowder in 1787.
Five of the nine were killed by the explosion, and Lieutenant Willoughby subsequently died of his injuries; the remaining three succeeded in making their escape.
Dulong, but was obliged to suspend his inquiries during the winter on account of injury to his eye caused by an explosion of that substance.
A great hunting match was organized at Danchurch in Warwickshire by Digby, to which large numbers of the Roman Catholic gentry were invited, who were to join the plot after the successful accomplishment of the explosion of the 5th of November, the day fixed for the opening of parliament, and get possession of the princess Elizabeth, then residing in the neighbourhood; while Percy was to seize the infant prince Charles and bring him on horseback to their meeting-place.
They now began to feel themselves abandoned not only by man but by God; for an explosion of some of their gunpowder, on the morning of the 8th, by which Catesby and some others were scorched, struck terror into their hearts as a judgment from heaven.
A fortnight later he wrote, as the result of his inquiries, "We have at Barrackpur been dwelling upon a mine ready for explosion."
After his return he went on the 29th of October to Coughton in Warwickshire, near which place it had been settled the conspirators were to assemble after the explosion.
A small quantity of the phosphorus combines with the oxygen in the vessel, and after this the operation is practically conducted in an atmosphere of nitrogen with the additional safety from any risk of explosion.
Owing to the fact of his being unknown in London, to his exceptional courage and coolness, and probably to his experience in the wars and at sieges, the actual accomplishment of the design was entrusted to Fawkes, and when the house adjoining the parliament house was hired in Percy's name, he took charge of it as Percy's servant, under the name of Johnson_ He acted as sentinel while the others worked at the mine in December 1604, probably directing their operations, and on the discovery of the adjoining cellar, situated immediately beneath the House of Lords, he arranged in it the barrels of gunpowder, which he covered over with firewood and coals and with iron bars to increase the force of the explosion.
He returned in August and brought fresh gunpowder into the cellars to replace any which might be spoilt by damp. A slow match was prepared which would give him a quarter of an hour in which to escape from the explosion.
Laidlaw afterward repeatedly sued Sage for damages, claiming that Sage had used him as a shield at the moment of the explosion, but his suits were unsuccessful.
He relied in fact upon a domestic explosion, and the armada The Great was only to be the torch.
Neither the emperor nor the empress was injured by the explosion, but the carriage in which they were driving was wrecked, and a large number of persons who happened to be in the street at the time were either killed or wounded.
The explosion method is unsatisfactory when the gas is contained over water, and is improved by using mercury.
The building shuddered, one explosion hitting close enough to her room that her windows shattered.
Right, left, up, down â€¦ and then she heard the explosion.
Michael Barrett was wrongly accused of causing an explosion at Clerkenwell prison in London in December 1867.
These telescopes study the afterglow of the burst produced by the cooling material that remain from the original explosion.
He witnessed the aftermath of the bomb explosion at platform level on the Central Line Bank Station.
I have examined his face and hands which are slightly burnt, by the explosion in the pit.
It was an explosion of coal dust, which caused flames to rush through where the men were working.
Over a hundred people were killed and many injured by the explosion.
There had been a ' muffled explosion ' in one of the nearby Underground tunnels, and they were evacuating.
At one and the same moment came the sound of an explosion, a whistle of splinters as from a breaking window frame, a suffocating smell of powder, and Prince Andrew started to one side, raising his arm, and fell on his chest.
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The incidence of twins has certainly seen an explosion in the last several decades.
Christian soundtracks have lagged behind the explosion in popularity of Christian cinema.
More gunfire and another smaller explosion went off somewhere else in the house.
He looked up instinctively, sensing something different about this thunder. It didn't sound like the rumbling thunder he'd heard in the mortal world. It sounded like an explosion in the sky. The jungle canopy blocked his view, so he leapt up to catch the branch of the nearest tree. He scaled the tree quickly, stopping only when he broke through the layers of leaves. More tiny explosions came, and he twisted to see what they were.
On the other hand, these stoves need a considerable amount of attention in filling, trimming and cleaning, and there is some risk of explosion and damage by accidental leaking and smoking.
These were due to an enormous amount of exceedingly fine dust blown to a great height by that terrific explosion, and then universally diffused by the high atmospheric currents.
The loss of the armoured turret ship "Aquidaban" by a magazine explosion in the bay of Jacarepagua, near Rio de Janeiro, in 1905, had left Brazil with but one fighting vessel (the " Reachuelo ") of any importance.
Here was material enough for an explosion, even if personal misunderstandings and aggravations, adding fuel to the fire, had not naturally occurred (or even been deliberately plotted) during the negotiations.
But when coal-dust is present, and little or no marsh-gas, an initial explosion - such as is produced by a blown-out shot - is required.
Mine fires may originate from ordinary causes, but in addition they may result from the explosion of fire-damp or from the accidental lighting of jets of fire-damp issuing from the coal.
In the last action he was severely wounded by the explosion of a powder-wagon and he was soon after shut up in Devizes by Waller, where he defended himself until relieved by the victory of Roundway Down on the 13th of July.
It may be said that de Silva means "the house in which the explosion was afterwards arranged."
There is no probability of a dangerous explosion being produced by the ignition of coal dust by a naked light or ordinary flame.
This corps rendered invaluable service at the exploring and rescue operations after the explosion at Courrieres in March 1906, the most disastrous mining accident on record, when 110o miners were killed.
There have been several instances of this being done in the fiery pits in the Barnsley district, notably at the great explosion at the Oaks colliery in 1866, when 360 lives were lost.
Vieille made a series of valuable researches upon the explosion of acetylene under various conditions.
A similar explosion will frequently follow the breaking in the same way of a cylinder charged with hydrogen at a high pressure.
This difficulty was overcome by first filling the cylinder with porous briquettes and then soaking them with a fixed percentage of acetone, so that after allowing for the space taken up by the bricks the quantity of acetone soaked into the brick will absorb ten times the normal volume of the cylinder in acetylene for every atmosphere of pressure to which the gas is subjected, whilst all danger of explosion is eliminated.
And in our Internet Renaissance, aren't we seeing an explosion of these same things at a spectacularly more massive scale?
A plan was arranged by which Jonathan should draw from the king an expression of his feelings, and a tremendous explosion revealed that Saul regarded David as the rival of his dynasty, and Jonathan as little better than a fellow-conspirator.
The more closely it is confined the greater is the pressure set up by a small part of the charge burning, and the more completely will the explosion of the remainder assume the detonating form.
It is generally considered to have been formed by a volcanic explosion at the margin of the great crater of the Albanus Mons; it has the shape of a crater, the banks of which are over 400 ft.
If chlorine be bubbled up into a jar of acetylene standing over water, a violent explosion, attended with a flash of intense light and the deposition of carbon, at once takes place.
That vigorous chemical action is accompanied by a brisk evolution of heat is evident from such familiar examples as the combustion of fuel or the explosion of gunpowder.
In November 1605 the Gunpowder Plot conspirators formed a plan to seize her person and proclaim her queen after the explosion, in consequence of which she was removed by Lord Harington to Coventry.
Finally the parties still in the trenches slipped away, and when dawn broke the Turks, who had first ascertained that something unusual was afoot from the explosion of a vast mine in the Anzac area, and from conflagrations on the beaches where the few stores to be abandoned were being destroyed, discovered that the invaders were gone.