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Noun blowup has 3 senses
- explosion, detonation, blowup - a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
--1 is a kind of discharge
--1 has particulars:
- effusion, gush, outburst, blowup, ebullition - an unrestrained expression of emotion
--2 is a kind of expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion
--2 has particulars: acting out; cry; explosion; flare
- enlargement, blowup, magnification - a photographic print that has been enlarged
--3 is a kind of photograph, photo, exposure, pic