n.1.An instrument or agent causing explosion; an exploder; also, an explosive.
2.See Explosive, n., 2.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Changes in the shape of the tongue and track, particularly in spirant and explodent speeches, can produce a whirlpool on the track boundary layer that subsequently becomes a chaotic on flow [11].
Half-sisters are both adding black type to the pedigree AT $32,000, Family At War was the second-highest priced yearling filly sold that year by Explodent when auctioned in Florida in 1989.
he babbled of a baseball-playing son of his, and, at every explodent, spat into my neck, and every now and then wiped his glasses on my sheet-wrap, or interrupted his tremulous scissor work to produce faded newspaper clippings, and so inattentive was I that it came as a shock to realize as he pointed to an easeled photograph among the ancient gray lotions, that the mustached young ball player had been dead for the last thirty years.
Flanders' dam Family At War, a daughter of Explodent, died last year after producing 14 foals - 13 of whom have run, for nine winners.
AND FOR Family At War The Explodent mare is the granddam of Saturday's smart Newbury maiden winner Laahooj, by Azamour out of 1998 Lowther Stakes third Flanders, and Family One, a two-year-old Dubai Destination colt out of Listed winner Ascot Family who made it two out of two in France on Tuesday with a four-length success at Longchamp.
Chief Bearhart has sired two Group 1 winners from his base at the JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station in Japan, while Amelia Bearhart's other Grade 1 winner, the Explodent colt Explosive Red, sired Peruvian champion La Mistica.
GRADE 2 winner Medallist was represented by his first foal in unorthodox fashion when the Explodent mare Waterland produced a bay colt at Keeneland in the early hours of Sunday morning, preceding the next-to-last session of the January Horses Of All Ages Sale.
Sister to a winner, half-sister to Gr3 winner Abaginone (by Devil's Bag), to stakes-placed winner Spindletop (by Explodent), and to lesser winners by Believe It, Seeking The Gold and Gone West.
His sire Exbourne, by Explodent, is chiefly remembered east of the Atlantic for running second to Nashwan in the 1989 2,000 Guineas, but Americans recall his victory in the Grade 1 Hollywood Turf Handicap, along with a pair of Grade 2 contests.
In addition to Kelso, du Pont bred more than 40 stakes winners, including King's Bishop, Explodent, Manlove, Believe The Queen and Dixie Flag.
Dam modest sprint winner, half-sister to stakes-winners Gallant Talent (by Local Talent) and Resounder (by Explodent), and to 3 other winners.
Expelled, a Grade 1-winning son of Explodent, struck with Birdie Barrage at Lone Star Park last Wednesday.