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Blowout

The rapid sale of all shares in a new securities offering. See: hot issue.

Blowout

A new issue of a security that is placed with investors almost immediately and with no difficulty because of high demand on the part of investors. A blowout may be a sign of a well-regarded company; it could also occur during a speculative bubble. See also: Hot Issue.

blowout

The nearly immediate sale of a new security issue because of great investor demand. See also hot issue.
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Caption: BIG BLOW--Flames fed by a crude oil blowout under great pressure fill the sky in Khuzestan province.
On Monday, Teesside Coroner's Court heard there had been 25 gas blowouts in panel 362 over the months leading up to the popular Easington man's death.
After the declaration of state of emergency, NIDC quickly dispatched a blowout prevention team to the place," he said, adding that Fath drilling equipment were used for securing the well.
Even so, it estimated that a blowout preventer using two shear rams would have only a 70 percent chance of successfully sealing a well.
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New requirements include offshore operators demonstrating that they have the capability of handling a blowout, new standards for well design, environmental compliance and other safeguards.
Stalk length and number of verticillasters per infructescence were specific to blowout site rather than to county location of the blowouts.
We computed linear regressions on site-wide encounters of lizards per unit effort against total surface area of caliche, total area of blowouts, and mean size of blowout for S.
For one, the blowout preventer was only equipped with one "blind shear ram" instead of two, which has become a widely adopted safeguard across the drilling industry.
It is currently unclear whether the blowouts are linked to a problem with the tarmac or the MD-90 aircraft.
Yesterday, US Aviation Week listed five cases of BA Concordes suffering blowouts from 1981 to 1993.
For example, front wheel blowouts can pull a fully loaded semi across several lanes of traffic in a literal heart beat.