blowup

[bloh-uhp]
noun
1.
an explosion.
2.
a violent argument, outburst of temper, or the like, especially one resulting in estrangement.
3.
Also, blow-up. an enlargement of a photograph.

Origin:
1800–10; noun use of verb phrase blow up

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blowup

noun
1. a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction [syn: explosion
2. an unrestrained expression of emotion [syn: effusion
3. a photographic print that has been enlarged [syn: enlargement
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Example sentences
There cannot be extreme unlimited conditions of nature that can exist and still
  be stable, it will blowup sooner or later.
After the blowup the magazine's situation deteriorated rapidly.
Challenging someone to a confrontation could turn into a blowup.
The landing gear on a business jet was damaged during takeoff after hitting the
  blowup.
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