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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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Blowups come in a variety of forms, but they all share the common ground of embarrassment.
Dominic Gesua, Managing Director of blowUP media UK Ltd, explains: "For years now, blowUP media have been delivering Giant Poster locations in many of Europe's most cosmopolitan cities.
Join us next issue as we look more deeply at what have we learned about wildfire: how to live with it, how to use it, and how to fight it since the Big Blowup one hundred years ago.
Your blowups must show these varying magnifications.
The top of the tower site has been let to Birmingham advertising agency BlowUP by the building's owners, Land Securities.
Tellingly, Weber prefers the image of fashion photographers represented by David Hemmings in Blowup to the Astaire kind in Funny Face.
Move still more closely to the crushing core with the Big Blowup, and trim the panorama to the rugged landscape between the Coeur d'Alene and St.
At the prologue's end, their talk, and the setting, fade into Act I, a massive blowup of the terrarium behind the bar, where Platte and her amphibious subjects--alligators, lizards, snakes, frogs, and a pair of copulating tortoises--slither about.
28 explosion of the space shuttle Challenger and the April 18 blowup of an Air Force Titan 34D rocket, the blast joined an improbable array of mishaps that point toward the possibility of temporarily curtailing NASA's ability to put anything into orbit.
Unnoticed" is an elastic term: The author does not shy from stating the obvious, which leads one to assume, for example, he is unaware that Michelangelo Antonioni's Blowup [1966] was instantly and widely understood as a gloss on the Zapruder film.
It will be another blowup sooner or later, and it will be healthy,'' he said.
Gretzky fans will also appreciate a signed, limited edition 8 1/2-by-11-inch Upper Deck card blowup for $99.