|Verb||1.||blow out - melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew"|
|2.||blow out - put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"|
|3.||blow out - erupt in an uncontrolled manner; "The oil well blew out"|
|(jargon)||blow out - (Probably from mining and tunnelling jargon) Of
software, to fail spectacularly; almost as serious as crash and burn.|
See blow past, blow up, die horribly.