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blow up

[′blō ‚əp]
(computer science)

blow up

(1)
Of a scientific computation: to become unstable. It suggests that the computation is diverging so rapidly that it will soon overflow or at least go nonlinear.

blow up

(2)
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The new 90 grain thick jackets were offered but sales were rather tepid because of the confusion about blow ups.
The incidence of thin jacketed 90 grain Sierra MatchKing blow ups went down but didn't cease.
When they came back the incidence of bullet blow ups dropped back to "normal" but some bullets still continued to blow up and that failed to completely cure that problem.
bullets even had the words "Thick jacket" written on the boxes to let shooters know it was not going to blow up.