Translation of blowup in Spanish:

blowup

ampliación, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbloʊˌəp/

noun

informal
  • 1

    Photography
    (enlargement)
    ampliación feminine
    • This exhibition, designed by Woods, includes drawings, models, photographic blow-ups and an installation.
    • Along the corridors and hallways, open spaces and nooks, blow-ups of TV Guide covers chronicle the evolution of TV, entertainment and ultimately Americana over the past 47 years.
    • Later, I open the envelope and pull out a blow-up of the wedding photo.
    • Entering, you are confronted with what appears to be a blow-up of a Seventies newsprint photograph of a star.
    • Here is a blow-up selected from the previous photo.
    • There is a massive blow-up of her in the entrance to the Scottish Television studios in Cowcaddens in which she is looking shiny and perky in the kind of fluffy red cardigan that probably comes accessorised with bright eyes and a bushy tail.
    • The blow-up of this painting/photo is hung on the wall with a mirror at a right-angle to the image, thus reproducing the image again.
    • The second process was sort of the reverse: to take these graphic blow-ups and shrink them into icons (I wound up only using a few of these in the final book, but they were important to the process).
    • Frayed news clippings from murder trials, blow-ups of spent bullets, and collages culled from medical textbooks adorn the corridors of the Connecticut State Forensic Science Laboratory.
    • The book's illustrations, many of them blow-ups of wild floral designs, are psychedelic in their intensity.
    • These blow-ups are always interesting to inspect so I thought you might like to see one.
    • Outdoor boards feature the tag line ‘Lose the Carbs, Not the Taste’ and show photos of a young man and/or woman exercising, beside a blow-up of the bottle.
    • Mr. Johnston confirmed that the blow-up is not very detailed and that the parapet is open to the extent that the wood is not attached to the wall and it's open to the air at the leading edge of the flashing.
    • In the inset in Fig.4 b a blow-up of one of the boundaries between such subunits (marked by a white arrow) is shown.
    • Up in what looks like a refurbished grandstand there is a blow-up of the Daily Mail report of the event.
    • I made a blow-up of the Diplomacy conference map, put it on a bulletin board, got the colored pins in place, and we were ready to go.
    • It was a huge blow-up of a comic book image depicting a US fighter jet destroying an enemy plane at the press of a button.
    • Below is a blow-up of the right hand of the middle figure which overlaps with the dog's head.
    • There are no detail blow-ups to aid the reader and, most frustratingly, images are titled but not numbered, necessitating constantly scanning the page to find the print under discussion or to ascertain whether it is even reproduced.
    • He also launched the ‘colours’ campaign, a visual extravaganza that will feature her on massive blow-ups and life-size cutouts displayed at prominent locations.
  • 2

    (argument)
    encontronazo masculine informal
    • She was known for sharp remarks and occasional blow-ups.
    • I wish they hadn't spoiled her blow-up scene in the previews.
    • After talking with Chris, Vera saw that Kaia's blow-up had more to do with bottled up anger towards her mother than with Ralph's death.
    • Aside from being completely unprepared for any of the misadventures he encounters, he has a major blow-up with his girlfriend for reneging on a promise to move to Las Vegas.
    • On another occasion during his cross-examination, he refused to acknowledge that he had told his treating psychiatrist that he had had a big blow-up with his family in which the police were called.
    • But that month provided motivation, not consternation, and not even his brief blow-up over an incident with Jimmy at Indianapolis could dilute his focus for long.
    • Far from hating Damien, Sek had to feel a sort of grudging respect for him, especially considering his calm and logical, and remarkably thoughtful, comment in response to his blow-up.
    • I'd forgotten all about his blow-up today in class!
    • She braced herself for his inevitable blow-up.
    • Dominic clearly understood the situation's potential explosiveness, and like me, he wanted to head off the inevitable blow-up.
    • Rusty and Danny sever their relationship after a blow-up between the two when Rusty misses a performance at Danny's club.
    • So she had a big blow-up with her father and was self-righteous that he should think that she would not pretend to go to church, and all this sort of thing.
    • I confronted him about it, we had a big blow-up, almost broke up, he swore he'd never do it again, yada yada yada.
    • Despite his blow-up with Sally, Holden's still in search of some human companionship.
    • In the meantime she has hidden her new passion from her father, with the expected blow-up when she is found out.
    • I should have known, a blow-up would come if he didn't let it out when Vick had broken up with him.
    • You might have used a blow-up to let off steam or as a way to force a change when calm discussion didn't work.