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.
PUNCTURE SAFE is a unique way of protecting almost any tyre from the dreaded blow-out.
Even more importantly, keeping tires properly inflated is one of the best means there is to prevent a dangerous 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.
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.
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.
FORMULA ONE stars have threatened to go on strike at Sunday's German Grand Prix if there is another tyre blow-out.
Driven by the need to improve fuel economy by reducing weight, along with maximising load space and reducing production costs, many car makers are considering no provision at all in the event of a blow-out.
To celebrate the start of the summer, Frederic Fekkai is inviting consumers to participating Ulta stores nationwide on June 8th (from 3pm to 8pm) and 9th (from 1pm to 4pm) for a complimentary blow-out featuring two of Fekkai's best selling product collections.
NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederic Fekkai, the brand renowned for luxury hair care products is pleased to announce their "National Blow-Out Day", exclusively at Ulta stores nationwide.