Meaning of blowoff
Pronunciation: (blō'ôf", -of"), [key]
- a current of escaping surplus steam, water, etc.: The safety valve released a violent blowoff from the furnace.
- a device that permits and channels such a current.
- a person who brags or boasts; a blow-hard.
- a temporary, sudden surge, as in prices: The Federal Reserve Board's credit tightening could cause a blowoff in interest rates.