blow-out


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blow-out

noun
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. Tim's fingers on the lift-shunt strike chords of numbers--1:4:7:--2:4:6:--7:5:3, and so on; for he is running by his tanks only, lifting or lowering her against the uneasy air.
We are to secure all "loose objects"; hood up our Fleury Rays; and "on no account to attempt to clear snow from our conning-towers till the weather abates." 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.
Got2b mind blowing was developed in direct response to blow-outs growing in popularity with new "blow-out only" salons expanding across the country." Women are paying $45-plus to get a blow-out, which is not an indulgence that everyone can afford," notes the spokesperson." We are excited to offer consumers three mind-blowing SKUs to achieve the perfect blow-out at home for a fraction of the price.
“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.
Clubs with hugely unequal budgets in top-of-the-ground conditions with rules tweaked to favour the attacking team (quick play-the-balls etc...) will tend to produce lots of blow-out scores.
The suggestion was that if one straddles these speed cushions it "wears the inner side walls of the tyre causing tyre damage" and "possible blow-out".
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.
"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.