blowout

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a sudden rush of oil or gas from an oil well

Banking

  • noun a rapid sale of the whole of a new stock issue

Electronics

  • The melting of a fuse or the opening of a circuit breaker as a result of excessive current.
  • The extinguishing of an electric arc by means of a deflecting magnetic field, such as that produced by a blowout magnet.
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