Antonyms

1. nuclear-powered_ship

noun. ship whose motive power comes from the energy of a nuclear reactor.

Antonyms

  • disembark

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Words that Rhyme with Nuclear Explosion

  • implosion
  • erosion
  • corrosion

Example sentences of the word nuclear-explosion


1. Noun Phrase
Pick a game that assumes a nuclear explosion has occurred on the planet Earth.

2. Noun Phrase
The term typically applies to the place where a nuclear explosion occurred.

2. explosion

noun. ['ɪkˈsploʊʒən'] a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • inflation
  • discharge
  • backfire
  • blowup
  • airburst
  • fragmentation
  • blowback
  • detonation

Antonyms

  • birth
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • explosionis (Latin)

3. explosion

noun. ['ɪkˈsploʊʒən'] the act of exploding or bursting.

Synonyms

  • burst
  • fulmination
  • detonation

Antonyms

  • praise
  • elegance
  • disinflation
  • deflation

Etymology

  • explosionis (Latin)

4. explosion

noun. ['ɪkˈsploʊʒən'] the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant.

Synonyms

  • release
  • occlusive
  • stop consonant
  • plosion
  • plosive speech sound
  • tone ending
  • plosive
  • stop

Antonyms

  • clasp
  • engage
  • requisition
  • confine

Etymology

  • explosionis (Latin)

5. explosion

noun. ['ɪkˈsploʊʒən'] a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball.

Synonyms

  • golf shot
  • golf stroke

Antonyms

  • gather
  • convict
  • invest

Etymology

  • explosionis (Latin)

6. explosion

noun. ['ɪkˈsploʊʒən'] a sudden outburst.

Synonyms

  • blowup
  • gush
  • outburst
  • ebullition

Antonyms

  • hold
  • enlist
  • fill
  • charge

Etymology

  • explosionis (Latin)

7. explosion

noun. ['ɪkˈsploʊʒən'] the noise caused by an explosion.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • explosionis (Latin)

8. explosion

noun. ['ɪkˈsploʊʒən'] a sudden great increase.

Antonyms

  • begin

Etymology

  • explosionis (Latin)

9. nuclear

adjective. ['ˈnuːkliːɝ'] (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy.

Synonyms

  • thermonuclear

Antonyms

  • large
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • -ar (English)
  • -aris (Latin)
  • nucleus (English)
  • nucleus (Latin)

10. nuclear

adjective. ['ˈnuːkliːɝ'] constituting or like a nucleus.

Antonyms

  • big

Etymology

  • -ar (English)
  • -aris (Latin)
  • nucleus (English)
  • nucleus (Latin)
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