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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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We give an equivariant version of our blowup construction in Section 5.
BlowUP managing director Mark Bracey said the Coca Cola sign will be there for several weeks.
The Great Fires did what fires do best: They quickened, destroyed, fused, Within two years the Big Blowup was followed by a Big Breakup of the Republican party.
Every well-stocked porno shop has two types of sex dolls for sale: the classic blowup doll and the imitation vagina, which (in terms of form) is, at best, abstract-looking.
It will be another blowup sooner or later, and it will be healthy,'' he said.
As Joseph's starving brothers fought over a sheep - a blowup animal - she tossed it into the audience to keep it away from them.
In addition, Herz has experience on the performance side as the lead singer, songwriter and producer for the New York band Blowup.
Using a pointer and blowup map, he said the turnout where he and Gupta parked in the Angeles National Forest was much better for stargazing than murder because so many vehicles pass by.
Suddenly, a half-dozen raucous, cigar-smoking women appear, carrying a life-size blowup doll of President Clinton.
It was just last week that Chicago Blackhawks coach Dirk Graham and star forward Tony Amonte engaged in an expletive-laced blowup during a practice, after which Graham insisted the whole thing had been some sort of bizarre piece of performance art.
Helens' most destructive blowup occurred May 18, 1980, when 57 people were killed and 230 square miles of forest were leveled.
chairman of the subcommittee that oversees the Selective Service, presented Lewis, 18, of Rankin, Texas, (no relation) with a blowup of his Selective Service card.