Meaning of BLOWOUT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈblō-ˌau̇t ]


Date: 1822

1. : a festive social affair

2. : a bursting of a container (as a tire) by pressure of the contents on a weak spot

3. : an uncontrolled eruption of an oil or gas well

4. : an easy or one-sided victory

5. : a valley or depression created by the wind in areas of shifting sand or of light cultivated soil

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.