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implode

verb bankrupt, blow-up, cave, cave in, close, collapse, deflate, disintegrate, end, ended abruptly, fold, fold up, terminate
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These preliminary data are intriguing, and our results provide support for the hypothesis that patients with migraine that is characterized by imploding and ocular headaches are more responsive to botulinum toxin type A than those with migraine characterized by exploding headaches," the authors write.
a researcher who has reported that imploding bubbles produced by ultrasound can host what he calls sonofusion, finds the new results encouraging.
213), you refer to imploding "air bubbles" that are produced by shrimp.
Indeed, his paintings, which have been associated with outrage and torment, seem to show time imploding into a single ecstatic, "higher" moment.
This type of fusion requires generating and confining plasmas at temperatures hotter than the center of the sun, which Impulse Devises accomplishes by imploding a liquid upon a gas that contains isotopes of hydrogen.
For that matter, look at Zimbalist practically imploding in despair when Lopakhin's words don't come.
While earlier experiments had shown that so-called snapping shrimp generate imploding air bubbles that make loud popping sounds (SN: 9/23/00, p.
Lower ROEs may in turn adversely affect the financial metrics that are an important component of Fitch's ratings for a global power sector on the mend after imploding from bankruptcy and headline risk a few years ago.
Just don't take the little ones - unless they're the kind of patient tykes who can sit through a real nine-inning baseball game without imploding.
Using spectroscopic techniques, researchers have now established that temperatures inside these imploding bubbles can reach values comparable to those at the sun's surface.