From all around them came flashes and the roar of explosions.
Usually we think of explosions as harmful, and they often are, of course.
In all the above cases the explosions are caused by chemical action.
Fires also result frequently from explosions of gas or gunpowder.
Mr. Hastings helped him, but after a few turns of the flywheel there were no explosions.
Like everybody else in America, he knew what the explosions and the screamings meant.
In the light of star-shells and explosions they saw its guns begin to bellow.
Of cave-ins and explosions she had heard and read a good deal.
The second and third explosions went off as he came into the ship's shadow.
All, at some time, or many times, rang and flashed with explosions.