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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

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Synonyms for blowout

an easy victory

a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus

Related Words

a gay festivity

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One week after the blowout, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar-Zanganeh said the blaze would be brought under control within one and half months, but the well was still burning Tuesday after 57 days.
Solicitors for Mr Anderson's family earlier questioned why workers couldn't operate the machines from further back - and why the "worrying" increase in gas blowouts didn't raise more concern.
Simple Blowouts. Saucer blowouts are small in scale and shallow in depth, which are mainly in disc, semidisc, or oval shape.
"We are thrilled to extend our exclusive blowouts to the residents of 111 Murray Street in order to make them look and feel their best before they even step out the lobby door.
The blowout happened at 11 pm local time on Saturday.
The Pembina Institute calls the blowout a slow-motion disaster.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy head of the National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) Mehran Mokvandi said Iran has contained an oil well blowout successfully.
About 243 people were injured in 96 accidents caused by tyre blowouts in 2011, said a press release issued by the ministry yesterday.
It will take a systems approach to offshore drilling safety to reduce the risk of catastrophic explosions and oil spills, according to a new report, Macondo Well-Deepwater Horizon Blowout: Lessons for Improving Offshore Drilling Safety.
Over the years, the harp blowouts have featured performances by John Mayall, John Hammond, Norton Buffalo, James Cotton, Huey Lewis, Kim Wilson, Watermelon Slim, Kenny Neal, James Harman, Fingers Taylor, Snooky Pryor, Dave Earl and the late Paul DeLay.
They have happened in Alaska, too, although they are rare and blowouts in the state so far have been gas blowouts, not oil.
We randomly selected and harvested one infructescence per plant each of the five blowouts in each of the two county locations for seed count, weight, and viability.
Dune complexes themselves are patchy, consisting of open sand-dune depressions, called blowouts, in a matrix of shinnery-oak.
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But not everyone agrees that blowouts are a problem.