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have a blowout

 
1. [for one's car tire] to burst. I had a blowout on the way here. I nearly lost control of the car. If you have a blowout in one tire, you should check the other tires.
2. Sl. to have a big, wild party; to enjoy oneself at a big party. Mary and Bill had quite a blowout at their house Friday night. Fred and Tom had quite a blowout last night.
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have a blowout

in. to have a big, wild party; to enjoy oneself at a big party. Fred and Tom had quite a blowout last night.
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The blowout preventer sealed the well temporarily, but then it failed and that caused the massive spill, the new 166-page report found.
Oil and gas well blowouts are susceptible to occur again, but engineers and technicians can minimize damage," he added.
Paul Kealy (Betting editor) Blowout He has always been high class, but always been a shade in and out and there's just a feeling that this year's crop of stayers could provide him with a stiffer challenge.
But these blowouts are different from your typical blues show in that there are fewer guitar solos and a greater variety of singers than you usually see in one concert.
The question in our case was whether the elevation of the maxillary sinus pressure was sufficient to cause the blowout fracture.
There has never been a case of oil released in an Alaska blowout reaching land or open water, Foerster said.
We observed several foliage, floral, and seed feeding insects feeding on blowout penstemon in 2004 and 2005.
There was no significant correlation between total surface area of caliche and total area of blowouts nor between total surface area of caliche and mean size of blowout (r = -0.
The Brazilian Blowout Acai Professional Smoothing Solution had 6.
The blowout preventer failed to work and perform the function it was designed and manufactured to perform - i.
With the pipe stuck in a large rubber ring called an annular, additional forces from the blowout caused the pipe to buckle below it.
Even after the blowout of the Macondo well, a BP official attributed it to 'a bladder effect', rather than failed cement, surprising BP s vice-president for drilling and completions, who was on the rig during the test.
30, however, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said he had determined it appropriate that deepwater oil and gas drilling resume, provided that operators certify compliance with all existing rules and requirements, including those that recently went into effect, and demonstrate the availability of adequate blowout containment resources.
The 50-foot, 300-ton blowout preventer was not expected to reach the
But on April 20, after an explosion that eventually killed 11 platform workers, injured 17 others and broke the pipe that carries crude to the sea surface, the blowout preventer was unable to cut off the flow of oil.