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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blow out, burn out, blow(verb)

    melt, break, or become otherwise unusable

    "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew"

  2. snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench(verb)

    put out, as of fires, flames, or lights

    "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"

  3. blow out(verb)

    erupt in an uncontrolled manner

    "The oil well blew out"

Wiktionary

  1. blow out(Verb)

    To extinguish something, especially a flame.

  2. blow out(Verb)

    To deflate quickly on being punctured..

  3. blow out(Verb)

    In a sporting contest, to dominate and defeat an opposing team, especially by a large scoring margin.

  4. blow out(Verb)

    to exhaust; to physically tire

Freebase

  1. Blow Out

    Blow Out is a 1981 thriller film, written and directed by Brian De Palma. The film stars John Travolta as Jack Terry, a movie sound effects technician from Philadelphia who, while recording sounds for a low-budget slasher film, serendipitously captures audio evidence of an assassination involving a presidential hopeful. Nancy Allen stars as Sally Bedina, the young woman Jack rescues during the crime. The supporting cast includes John Lithgow and Dennis Franz.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. blow out

    [prob.: from mining and tunneling jargon] Of software, to fail spectacularly; almost as serious as crash and burn. See blow past, blow up, die horribly.

Anagrams for blow out »

  1. bowl out, bowl-out

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How to say blow out in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blow out in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blow out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of blow out in a Sentence

  1. Jesse Christenson:

    I initially thought it was a (tire) blow out. The duck boat then hit another car with a roof rack then went head on into the oncoming tour bus, the scene was pretty gruesome ... There were people in shock.

  2. Doug Hoffman:

    Tickets were free, but there could only have been 4,000 to 5,000 fans in the dome, we kept changing seats just to get different perspectives because the game was a blow out. There was no reason to go see another game.

  3. Sandy Fielden:

    There's a fair amount of juggling that pipeline companies can do with crude oil, and they haven't been running up against those limitations for the past several months because of the wildfires, if production expands, though, we'll see congestion in the system. Heavy crude will get discounted further against WTI and price spreads will then blow out.

  4. Rudyard Kipling:

    When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.

  5. Willie Mullins:

    You could not write the script, all spring the horses have been going really well, today was going to be a really good day or a blow out.

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