explosion & implosion

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explosion (ik SPLOH zhuhn)
Characterized by a loud and noisy expression of emotion or to burst violently: “There was an explosion of tears and lamentations after the train crash.”
“During the construction of the train tunnel, dynamite was used to create an explosion, loosening the rock.”
implosion (im PLOH zhuhn)
To cause to collapse inwardly due to the change in internal air pressure: “The implosion and collapse of the building was carefully engineered by the specialists.”
We could hear a loud explosion caused by the detonation of the dynamite which was used to bring about the implosion of the damaged building.

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