blow out

blow out  {v. phr.}
1. To cease to function; fail; explode (said of tires and fuses).
The accident occurred when Jim's tire blew out on the highway.
The new dishwasher blew out the fuses in the whole house.
2. To extinguish.
Jane blew out her birthday cake candles before offering pieces to the guests.
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