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blowout

Regional drug slang for:
(1) Crack cocaine.
(2) A party at which alcohol/drugs are used to excess.

blowout

with reference to hens, prolapse of the oviduct through the vent.
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Paul Curtis (Racing Post Ratings) Blowout She's been ante-post favourite for the 1,000 Guineas for some time, but next Sunday's Classic is more competitive than the odds suggest, with just 2lb separating the top eight original entries on RPRs.
The amount of energy required to effect an orbital blowout fracture of the inferior wall differed in each of these cadaver studies.
State rules require the testing of blowout preventers every seven days on exploration wells being drilled and "workover," or maintenance wells, and every 14 days on new production wells being drilled.
We also identified Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Alternaria, and Cercospora fungal pathogens from field-collected blowout penstemon.
Among the 11 sites scattered throughout the Mescalero Sands ecosystem, total area of blowouts and mean size of blowout were variable, and we could not control for natural variation in habitats in our analyses.
In light of the controversy, Brazilian Blowout now makes a "Brazilian Blowout Zero" plant-based alternative.
The failure of the blowout preventer allowed oil to flow unchecked into the gulf until mid-July, when the well was sealed.
27 pm, less than 15 minutes before the blowout began, they did notice an anomaly in pressure data from the well, and shut down operations to investigate," the report said.
More needs to be done - and more will be done to continuously improve the safety of deepwater drilling and to bolster the ability of the government and industry to respond in the case of a major blowout.
For one, the blowout preventer was only equipped with one "blind shear ram" instead of two, which has become a widely adopted safeguard across the drilling industry.
He said that on some occasions there is a failure of the so-called hydraulic "shear rams" of the blowout preventer - which in emergencies is supposed to cut through and close the pipe connecting the underwater wells to the oil rigs above.
One project includes injecting substances into the blowout preventer, a piece of equipment mounted over the well that is supposed to seal it during a surge of pressure known in the industry as a blowout.