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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. Shooters with fresh 1:8 barrels were reluctant to switch to a 1:6.5 twist that 90s require, especially when the new Berger 90 wasn't yet vetted.
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