blow-out


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blow-out

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1. (Slang) binge (informal), party, feast, rave (Brit. slang), spree, beano (Brit. slang), rave-up (Brit. slang), carousal, carouse, hooley or hoolie (chiefly Irish & N.Z.) Once in a while we had a major blow-out.
2. puncture, burst, flat, flat tyre A lorry travelling south had a blow-out and crashed.
Translations

blow-out

[ˈbləʊaʊt] N
1. (Aut) (= burst tyre) → reventón m, pinchazo m, ponchada f (Mex)
2. (Elec) [of fuse] → apagón m
3. [of oil well] → explosión f
4. (= big meal) → comilona f, atracón m
References in classic literature ?
She says there's a bad blow-out ahead and wants me to pull over to Greenland.
Our roaring bow sinks as though that light were lead--sinks and recovers to lurch and stumble again beneath the next blow-out.
Under-powered craft, we are told, can ascend to the limit of their lift, mail-packets to look out for them accordingly; the lower lanes westward are pitting very badly, "with frequent blow-outs, vortices, laterals, etc.
THE safety boss at a mine where an experienced driver was killed in a gas blow-out insisted job losses had not compromised safety.
THE safety boss at a mine where an experienced driver was killed in a gas blow-out 1,000m below ground and up to 5,000m out beneath the North Sea insisted job losses had not compromised safety.
Vettel claimed he could have been killed following his penultimate lap puncture, whilst Rosberg was fortunate to emerge unscathed from a 190mph blow-out during practice.
We are excited to offer consumers three mind-blowing SKUs to achieve the perfect blow-out at home for a fraction of the price.
8220;Most of us don't have the time to blow-out hair to get the best volume and shine; we're focused on getting out the door.
PUNCTURE SAFE is a unique way of protecting almost any tyre from the dreaded blow-out.
Mr Watts believes manufacturers should recalculate the potential impact of trading the benefits of slightly increased load space and fuel economy, with the risk of becoming stranded after a blow-out.
HOLIDAY Disaster Number One: A blow-out on the motorway as you set off, car stuffed with children and luggage, on your way to the airport.
Imagine a situation where a blow-out causes wheel rim damage and then consider how the driver will feel, stranded until help arrives from a tyre supplier who carries wheels as well.