n. 1 Something that is blow off 2 The explosive separation of part of a rocket etc in order to prevent its destruction and allow for retrieval 3 A blowing off of steam, water, etc. 4 (context colloquial English) An outburst of temper or excitement.
Usage examples of "blowoff".
At the touch of a switch, superheated steam, excessive blowoff from the city powerhouse, blasted down the pipe and the condemned were literally steamed alive.
There was still equipment fastened to its outer surface, and a scant half-second after the blowoff of the boosters a gigantic parachute flowered above the falling lump of plastic.
She remembered the rumors of how the Nazi camps, the Stalinist purges, and the Khmer Rouge re-education farms were the side effects of similar blowoffs.