- a sudden rupture or malfunction of a part or an apparatus due to pressure, in particular the bursting of an automobile tire.；an uprush of oil or gas from a well
noun: blowout, plural noun: blowouts
- 1. a sudden rupture or malfunction of a part or an apparatus due to pressure, in particular the bursting of an automobile tire. 同義詞
- ▪ an uprush of oil or gas from a well a blowout preventer
- ▪ North American informal an outburst of anger or an argument that exchange led to a big blowout five years ago
- ▪ a melting of an electric fuse.
- 2. informal a large or lavish meal or social gathering it is difficult to imagine the slim person going for a real blowout 同義詞
- 3. North American an event at which goods are sold at heavily discounted prices the purpose of the blowout is to motivate new customers to visit the local store is having a big blowout sale—everything 65% off
- 4. North American informal an easy victory in a sporting contest or election they had lost seven games—four by blowouts and three by slim margins
- 5. North American an act or instance of blow-drying hair you can't do a blowout with super wet hair
- 6. a hollow eroded by the wind.
- an occasion when a tyre on a vehicle bursts or an electric fuse melts.