blowout: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (blō'out"), [key]
- a sudden bursting or rupture of an automobile tire.
- a sudden or violent escape of air, steam, or the like.
- a hollow formed in a region of shifting sands or light soil by the action of the wind.
- an uncontrollable escape of oil, gas, or water from a well.
- a lavish party or entertainment.
- blowout (Thesaurus)