When something implodes, it suddenly collapses or breaks apart. The buildings imploded after the earthquake, and the whole thing was very scary.

  • The balloon imploded when it was inflated with air.

  • The toy exploded when he squeezed it too hard.

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Example Sentences for implode

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    The building was imploded.

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    The refinery was imploded in 2006.

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    Pakistani society is not about to implode.

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    In 2013, the question won't be if the euro will or will not implode.

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    Sales were poor and the band began to implode.

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    The original plan was to implode the building in three steps.

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    It spilled, causing the ship to implode and thus save the earth.

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    The European Union could implode, resetting the political debate.

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    Eleemosynary imploded and earned an indefinite block shortly afterward.

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    Following the tour however the bands lineup began to implode.