Online Google Dictionary

blow up wordnet sense
  1. explode: cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
  2. make large; "blow up an image"
  3. flip one's lid: get very angry and fly into a rage; "The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question"; "Spam makes me go ballistic"
  4. embroider: add details to
  5. detonate: burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"
  6. inflate: exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"
  7. Blow Up is a live album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, released on the Jazz Music Yesterday label.
  8. Blow Up were a British indie pop/indie rock band active between 1986 and 1991.
  9. Blow Up is a club night that was founded in the early 1990s by promoter and DJ Paul Tunkin at a North London pub called "The Laurel Tree". The night quickly became the centre of the emerging Britpop scene in Camden attracting long queues of people eager to gain entry to the tiny venue. ...
  10. Blow-Up is a DJ duo from California.
  11. Blowup is a 1966 British-Italian film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, his first English-language film. ...
  12. Cole World is the debut studio album to be released by American rapper J. Cole. It is scheduled for release during November/December, 2010 on Roc Nation and Columbia Records.
  13. To explode or be destroyed by explosion; To explode something or somebody or destroy something or injure or kill somebody by explosion; To inflate or fill with air; To enlarge or zoom in; To fail disastrously; To become popular very quickly; To suddenly get very angry
  14. An explosion (physical or emotional); An enlargement (e.g. of a photo); Inflatable; able to be blown up
  15. (Blow ups) techniques that involve big changes in levels, i.e. doing footwork into a freeze on your head
  16. You have to pace yourself on rides, especially hilly or long ones, or you might blow up and tire yourself out so much you have to stop, or find another way to get home. You can blow up due to riding too hard, too far and by not drinking or eating enough.
  17. Any enlargement of photos, copies or line art.
  18. A film enlargement from a smaller gauge of film to a larger gauge (i.e. 16mm to 35mm).
  19. A sudden increase in fire intensity or rate of spread strong enough to prevent direct control or to upset control plans. Blow-ups are often accompanied by violent convection and may have other characteristics of a fire storm. (See Flare-up.)
  20. An enlargement, usually used with graphic images or photographs
  21. A photographic or lithographic term used to explain the enlargement of an original to another larger size.
  22. To have your golf game come apart at the seams. Easily recognized: When your score is blowing up, so are you.
  23. fit of anger. "He and the missus had a blow-up, but it's over, now."
  24. Maillé, Michèle. Blow up des grands de la chanson au Québec. Montreal: Les Éditions de l'Homme 1969
  25. Start of the working day. On canals, we think, a bugle was blown to tell the men to get digging. See yo-ho.