Meaning of 爆

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Pinyin: bào
English Definition: to explode or burst; to quick fry or quick boil
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 19; Radical:
Ideographic: A violent flame ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
    • [ bào ] violent, brutal, tyrannical
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Example Words:
爆发 [ bào ]: to break out; to erupt; to explode; to burst out
爆炸 [ bào zhà ]: explosion; to explode; to blow up; to detonate
烟花爆竹 [ yān huā bào zhú ]: fireworks and crackers
一夜爆红 [ bào hóng ]: to become popular overnight
光爆 [ guāng bào ]: explosion of light
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