- phrasal verb to make something get bigger by blowing into it
- phrasal verb to destroy something by making it explode
- phrasal verb to make something seem more important than it really is
- Localized buckling or breaking up of rigid pavement as a result of excessive longitudinal pressure. See also blowout.
- verb to enlarge all or part of a photograph
- verb to make the images of a motion picture fit a larger gauge of film