2 a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus; "the right front tire had a blowout"; "as a result of the blowout we lost all the lights"
- a sudden puncturing of a pneumatic tyre / tire
- a sudden release of oil and gas from a well
- a social function, especially one with large quantities of food
- (sports slang) A sporting contest that is decidedly one-sided
and whose outcome is no longer in doubt. Often occurs when one team
is superior to the other.
- The game between the two teams was nothing but a blowout.
- (Australia) an extreme and unexpected increase in costs, such as in government estimates for a project.
Blowout or Blow Out may refer to:
- Blowout (well drilling), a sudden release of oil and gas from a well
- Blowout (geology), a sandy depression caused by the removal of sediment by wind
- Blow Out, a 1981 film directed by Brian De Palma
- Blow Out (TV series), a television show on Bravo network
- Blowout (hair style)
- Blowout, a song from Radiohead's album Pablo Honey
- A blowout, in medicine, such as a blowout fracture or a caecal blowout
blowout in German: Blowout
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