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.
Slang. a lavish party or entertainment.
1815–25; noun use of verb phrase blow out
is always a great word to know.
So is compressional strain. Does it mean: