Definition of blow out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


blow out

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1if a flame, etc. blows out, it is put out by the wind, etc. Somebody opened the door and the candle blew out.
  2. 2if an oil or gas well blows out, it sends out gas suddenly and with force related noun blowout
(North American English, informal) to defeat somebody easily
 to put out a flame, etc. by blowing
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