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Localized buckling or shattering of rigid pavement caused by excessive longitudinal pressure.
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Those blow-ups can have a positive effect on the team in their next game, once the air had been cleared.
But at the end of the day I can't even afford to get the engine I blew up last week done up because I've had so many blow-ups and I've smashed three bikes up this year.
3 More Energy for 18 Holes: One of the biggest culprits of back nine blow-ups is loss of energy resulting in reduced powers of concentration, poor mental confidence and bad swing mechanics.
the club did go from sub-basement to being contenders for the '74 division, but along the way witnessed so many blow-ups from the self-styled "Little Dago" that it hardly mattered.
Two crucial engine blow-ups for Chris Harris and Stuart Robson cost them victory in their final Elite League fixture of the campaign on a traumatic night that was typical of Coventry's travails during 2004.
As they made their way through Australia, Vietnam, Nepal, and Borneo, Glick recorded the family's high and low points, their meldings and blow-ups.
Stars & Stripes' headquarters are on the third floor of the National Press Building in downtown Washington, decorated with blow-ups of classic black-and-white photographs from the paper's past, like the young, trim Sergeant Elvis Presley grinning down from the wall outside the publisher's office.
I can throw a tantrum and I've had plenty of blow-ups , but it's within those four walls.
With much cash in the market seeking stable returns, demand has been brisk for so-called "exotic" emerging market issues in Central America and the Caribbean, which are relatively immune from financial blow-ups in the giant economies of Brazil and Argentina.
Having been stung more times than most by money-related matters, from credit card blow-ups to bait-and-switch tactics in the auto care group, Sears chose a money guy who would keep the books straight.
Closer analysis of faulty sections can be achieved by viewing blow-ups of specific areas.