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Abend

Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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But here are soldiers, loungers, along with the Mercutios, Romeos and Juliets of the Italian Renaissance, drawn with a passionate attention to detail which makes it difficult to take your eyes away from the blow ups of certain structural shapes which are one of the book's strong points.
Immersing himself in the topic, he rents an apartment, places blow ups of wartime photos on the walls and plays videos of archival films of the period that show the propaganda that stirred millions.
I feel some portion of the gun blow ups (or kaBOOMs, as they are often called) result from a case having a bulge from previous firing not fully entering the chamber.
Of course, it is a set up but the scene is set for fast action, bullets and blow ups. More than just destroying cities, this has Nick Nolte as his dad, so it's personal.
I have mentioned in a number of articles how the 90 grain Sierra Match King .224 bullet designed in 2005 was prone to mid-air blow ups due to jacket issues.