Displode
Displode Dis*plode", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disploded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disploding}.] [L. displodere, displosum; dis- + plodere, plaudere, to clap, strike, beat.] To discharge; to explode. [1913 Webster]

In posture to displode their second tire Of thunder. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Displode — Dis*plode , v. i. To burst with a loud report; to explode. Disploding engines. Young. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • displode — verb (disploded; disploding) Etymology: Latin displodere, from dis + plaudere to clap, applaud Date: 1667 archaic explode • displosion noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • displode — displosion /dis ploh zheuhn/, n. /dis plohd /, v.t., v.i., disploded, disploding. Archaic. to explode. [1660 70; < L displodere, equiv. to dis DIS 1 + plodere, comb. form of plaudere to clap] * * * …   Universalium

  • displode — dis·plode …   English syllables

  • displode — dis•plode [[t]dɪsˈploʊd[/t]] v. t. v. i. plod•ed, plod•ing. archaic to explode • Etymology: 1660–70; < L displōdere= dis I+ plōdere, comb. form of plaudere to clap dis•plo′sion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • displode — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disploded — Displode Dis*plode , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disploded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disploding}.] [L. displodere, displosum; dis + plodere, plaudere, to clap, strike, beat.] To discharge; to explode. [1913 Webster] In posture to displode their second tire Of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disploding — Displode Dis*plode , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disploded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disploding}.] [L. displodere, displosum; dis + plodere, plaudere, to clap, strike, beat.] To discharge; to explode. [1913 Webster] In posture to displode their second tire Of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • explode — I. v. a. 1. Discharge, burst, displode, detonate. 2. Discard, repudiate, scout, scorn, contemn, cry down, treat with contempt, bring into disrepute. II. v. n. Burst, displode, detonate, be discharged …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Tire — Tire, n. A tier, row, or rank. See {Tier}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In posture to displode their second tire Of thunder. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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