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implosion

Implosion is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter I and ends with the letter N for which we found 2 definitions.

Definition
(n.) A burstion inwards as of a vessel from which the air has been exhausted; -- contrasted with explosion.
(n.) A sudden compression of the air in the mouth simultaneously with and affecting the sound made by the closure of the organs in uttering p t or k at the end of a syllable (see Guide to Pronunciation //159 189); also a similar compression made by an upward thrust of the larynx without any accompanying explosive action as in the peculiar sound of b d and g heard in Southern Germany.

Syllable Information

The word implosion is a 9 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for implosion is: im-plo-sion



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