blowout

[ bloh-out ]
/ ˈbloʊˌaʊt /

noun

a sudden bursting or rupture of an automobile tire.
a sudden or violent escape of air, steam, or the like.
a hollow formed in a region of shifting sands or light soil by the action of the wind.
an uncontrollable escape of oil, gas, or water from a well.
Aeronautics. flame-out.
Slang. a lavish party or entertainment.

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Origin of blowout

First recorded in 1815–25; noun use of verb phrase blow out
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