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Synonyms for blowup

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

a sudden violent expression, as of emotion

Synonyms for blowup

a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

a photographic print that has been enlarged

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Kohlberg's blowup literally left a lot of money on the table.
Your blowups must show these varying magnifications.
For a body of work made in 2004, the most visually bold incarnation of what's been until now a rather subtle art, Bunn employed an ultra-high-resolution scanner to create unique iris-print blowups of the marks and changes chance has wrought on his collection.
"I can remember a few times when we've had little blowups and sent apology letters over e-mail," she says.
Worldcom's bankruptcy filing heaped misery on the ailing European bank sector on July 22, adding to the suffering banks have endured due to accounting blowups and equity market losses.