boilover


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boilover

(ˈbɔɪlˌəʊvə)
n
1. a surprising result in a sporting event, esp in a horse race
2. a sudden conflict
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vvThere was a boilover in the opener at Newcastle when 33-1 outsider of four Mahler And Me outstayed market principals Another Mattie (15-8; touched 1.
The cooking process culminates in a fiery boilover, shown here, and signals that dinner is ready.
The Australians looked on target to pull off a boilover with a 15-6 lead after 51 minutes, but the All Blacks fought back to 18-15 with nine minutes left.
The friendly Suncorp Stadium surroundings and a "nothing to lose" mentality has the Wallabies backing themselves for a massive Bledisloe Cup boilover against the All Blacks.
In her first grand slam appearance since winning last year's US Open, Stosur was thoroughly out-served and out-muscled in the 7-6 (2) 6-3 boilover that left Rod Laver Arena feeling stone cold, the Herald Sun reports.
I recall an average of two tire blowouts per trip and one radiator boilover.
Like a giant kettle knowing it's being watched, this volcano mostly stewed through another warm October day, denying spectators the boilover they long to see.
Jealousy can seethe for along time and then boilover.
The mild blackening solution operates at a moderate temperature that is well below the boiling point, so the severe splattering and boilover hazards of ordinary black oxides are not present.
VVTHERE was a boilover in the beginners' chase at Sandown when 16-1 outsider of three Ar Mad made all, leaving 4-5 favourite Golden Doyen and 5-4 second-best Sirabad in his wake.
Without enough antifreeze, your engine could freeze up in the next cold snap, or boilover from neglect.