Adjective "blowoff" definition and examples

(Blowoff may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples


The action of emitting a gas, typically to reduce pressure to a safe level.
  1. 'Make sure you inspect the components after blow-off to ensure thorough cleanliness.'

More definitions

1. a current of escaping surplus steam, water, etc.: The safety valve released a violent blowoff from the furnace.

2. a device that permits and channels such a current.

3. Slang. a person who brags or boasts; a blow-hard.

4. a temporary, sudden surge, as in prices: The Federal Reserve Board's credit tightening could cause a blowoff in interest rates.

More examples(as adjective)

"situations can be blowoff."

"rallies can be blowoff."