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blowup

[′blō‚əp]
(civil engineering)
The localized buckling or breaking of a rigid pavement caused by excess pressure along its length.
(graphic arts)
An enlargement of a photographic print, or of a detail of the print.
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DTS Digital Images provides services to a wide range of entertainment customers, including film restoration, digital blowups, and image processing for Digital Intermediate and HD compression.
At first glance, these photographs might appear to be blowups of anonymous amateur snapshots; their already faulty lighting and focus are underscored by the enhanced scale.
The original was passed around to jurors and Groden showed them blowups of the contact sheet - a picture of the negative strips - to illustrate his contention that the image of Simpson was out of alignment with other photos on the roll.
While this latest mini-spike, ostensibly driven by concerns about corporate debt downgrades and potential hedge fund blowups, looks a bit more robust on the chart than the 2005 spikes that preceded it, it barely managed to dent the two-year downtrend in volatility that has been regularly capped at the declining 80-week moving average.