the formation of objects from sheet metal in dies by the force of an explosive charge.
(engineering) a rapid method of forming a metal object in which components are made by subjecting the metal to very high pressures generated by a controlled explosion
[ik-sploh-siv] /ɪkˈsploʊ sɪv/ adjective 1. tending or serving to : an explosive temper; Nitroglycerin is an explosive substance. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of an : explosive violence. 3. likely to lead to violence or hostility: an explosive issue. 4. Phonetics. . noun 5. an explosive agent or substance, as dynamite. 6. Phonetics. […]
noun 1. a rivet for driving into an inaccessible area, containing an explosive charge detonated after driving to expand the shank on the far side of the hole.
noun 1. welding by means of a controlled explosion that rapidly forces two pieces of metal together.
[ek-spoh] /ˈɛk spoʊ/ noun, plural expos. (often initial capital letter) 1. a world’s fair or international exposition: Expo ’67 in Montreal. 2. any exhibition or show: an annual computer expo. /ˈɛkspəʊ/ noun (pl) -pos 1. short for exposition (sense 3) exposition