Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A defect in china caused by the development of gas, by the reaction upon each other of the constituents of the glaze, or by a too strong firing.
- Causing a current of wind; breathing strongly.
- In the following phrase, liable to be blown about.
- n. Same as blowen.
- v. present participle of blow.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. processing that involves blowing a gas.
- adj. windy.
- n. processing that involves blowing a gas
“At that time, the monsoon winds would begin blowing from the south so that the governor and his men would be unable to send messages to Batavia.”
“It's not clear how many nursing positions will be lost if the move goes ahead, but we all know the Clintons are expert in 'blowing' jobs!”
“I've been involved in blowing up luggage, and placement determines everything," Oxley said.”
“It works, but blowing is easier to control when you are a beginner.”
“Lieberman is just a cranky old scold who seems more interested in blowing up the middle east than rebuilding America.”
“Just like the taliban twist and rewrite islam to keep there uneducated slaves faithfull in blowing them selves up in market squares.”
“Remember Emilie Boyles, Portland's first "clean money" City Council candidate, who took taxpayer money for her campaign, broke nearly every rule in blowing it, and then skipped town leaving taxpayers holding the bag?”
“Overnight lows drop quickly, bottoming out in the low-to-mid 40s (upper 40s downtown), and our winds shift, blowing from the northwest at 5-10 mph.”
“Today (Friday): We'll see some pretty strong breezes -- sustained around 15-20 mph at times, with gusts near or past 30 mph -- blowing from the west on the back side of yesterday's storm.”
“Right now, it's 41F here in Providence, but feels like 32F, when you factor in the 18 mph wind blowing from the NNW.”
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