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 for blowout
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blow-out \Blow"-out`\, n.
     The cleaning of the flues of a boiler from scale, etc., by a
     blast of steam.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  blowout \blowout\ n.
     1. a gay or lavish festivity. [colloq.]
     Syn: gala, gala affair, jamboree.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. the sudden deflation of an inflatable tire due to a
        puncture or rupture, often accompanied by a bang.
     3. the sudden escape of gas or liquid confined under
        pressure, such as in a gas or oil well, or in a system
        containing pressurized air or steam.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an easy victory [syn: runaway, blowout, romp,
           laugher, shoo-in, walkaway]
      2: a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus; "the right front
         tire had a blowout"; "as a result of the blowout we lost all
         the lights"
      3: a gay festivity [syn: gala, gala affair, jamboree,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "blowout":
     Kaffeeklatsch, Lucullan feast, Mardi Gras, Saturnalia, backfire,
     ball, bang, banquet, bash, bean-feast, beano, blast, blow, blowup,
     boom, burst, carnival, cocktail party, coffee klatch,
     costume party, detonation, dinner, dinner party, discharge,
     disgorgement, do, donation party, ejaculation, emission,
     entertainment, eructation, eruption, explosion, expulsion,
     extravasation, fair, feast, festal board, festival,
     festive occasion, festivity, fete, field day, fiesta, flare, flash,
     fulguration, fulmination, gala, gala affair, gala day,
     garden party, great doings, groaning board, hen party, high jinks,
     house party, house-raising, housewarming, jamboree, jet, kermis,
     lawn party, mask, masque, masquerade, masquerade party, outburst,
     outpour, party, picnic, report, shindig, shindy, shower, smoker,
     spout, spurt, squirt, stag, stag party, surprise party, waygoose,

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