Blow up | Article about blow up by The Free Dictionary
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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