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Synonyms for blowout

a violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves

a big, exuberant party

Synonyms for blowout

an easy victory

a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus

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a gay festivity

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Caption: BIG BLOW--Flames fed by a crude oil blowout under great pressure fill the sky in Khuzestan province.
The treatment: The stylist began by shampooing my hair thoroughly, after which I was led back to the treatment room, a bare space away from the main blowout area of the salon.
Pressure gauge 0-16 kg/cm2 bott 6inch 1) type : direct2) mounting : l ocal, 3) dial size : 150mm 4) case:ss3045) ring : standard 6) blowout connection : back 7) lens : shatterproof glass, 8) element : bo urdon 9) bourdon mat : aisi 316ss, 10)movement mat :aisi304ss11) a ccuracy : +/- 1% or better, 12) ext screw mat : ss 13) pointer type : m icrometer 14) zero adjust : yes
Unlike most blowouts, this one did not produce a geyser of crude but a smaller burst roughly 5 ft in height that sprayed oil onto the well pad.
Massive blowout preventers are anchored to the top of underwater wells.
US-based pressure equipment company Cameron (NYSE:CAM) disclosed on Thursday the receipt of an order for a 25,000 psi blowout preventer stack and 25,000 psi manifold.
Your mixmag Blowout compilation is out now (Binary Finary 1998 Trap Remix is my fav) can we expect to be taken on this silly good musical journey on the tour?
Meanwhile, officials stressed that Tuesday's blowout wouldn't be close to as damaging as the 2010 BP oil spill, in which an oil rig, the Deepwater Horizon, exploded off the Louisiana coast, killing 11 workers and eventually spewing millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
Mokvandi said Well 120 of oil-rich Rag Sefid zone in southern Iran had experienced blowout when drilling operations reached 2,403 meters deep in Asmari Formation.
Jim Roy, representing individuals and businesses hurt by the spill, said BP wanted to "cut costs and rush the job" before the blowout of its Macondo well triggered the explosion.
A lot of the time, you can also expect a blowout and a pitifully low-scoring game as well.
Combining information from a special committee created by the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council, the Marine Board of Investigation, and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcements, this report examines the causes of the April 2010 blowout of the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, and provides a series of recommendations, for both the oil and gas industry and government regulators, to reduce the likelihood and impact of future losses of well control during offshore drilling.
Graham Dench (Senior analyst) Blowout She looks streets ahead of our best sprinters and could clean up while she's here, but she has only a small window in which to make her mark and if she is not 100 per cent for any reason when due to travel she might not come at all.