BLEVE

abbreviation
\ ˈble-vē How to pronounce BLEVE (audio) \

Definition of BLEVE

boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion

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“BLEVE.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/BLEVE. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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