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blow·er

 (blō′ər)
n.
1. One that blows, especially a mechanical device, such as a fan, that produces a current of air.
2. Slang A braggart.
3. Chiefly British Slang A telephone.

blower

(ˈbləʊə)
n
1. a mechanical device, such as a fan, that blows
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a low-pressure rotary compressor, esp in a furnace or internal-combustion engine. See also supercharger
3. (Telecommunications) an informal name for telephone
4. (Telecommunications) an informal name for speaking tube
5. (Animals) an informal name for a whale1
6. (Mining & Quarrying) mining a discharge of firedamp from a crevice

blow•er

(ˈbloʊ ər)

n.
1. one that blows.
2. a machine for supplying air.
4. a braggart.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blower - a device that produces a current of airblower - a device that produces a current of air
bellows - a mechanical device that blows a strong current of air; used to make a fire burn more fiercely or to sound a musical instrument
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
blow drier, blow dryer, hair drier, hair dryer, hand blower - a hand-held electric blower that can blow warm air onto the hair; used for styling hair
2.blower - a fan run by an electric motorblower - a fan run by an electric motor  
electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
fan - a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
fan blade - blade of a rotating fan
hub - the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes
3.blower - large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whalesblower - large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals
aquatic mammal - whales and dolphins; manatees and dugongs; walruses; seals
Cetacea, order Cetacea - an order of Eutheria
whale - any of the larger cetacean mammals having a streamlined body and breathing through a blowhole on the head
fluke - either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean
blowhole - the spiracle of a cetacean located far back on the skull
pod - a group of aquatic mammals

blower

noun
Slang. One given to boasting:
Informal: blowhard.
Translations

blower

[ˈbləʊəʳ] N (Brit) (= telephone) → teléfono m
who's on the blower?¿con quién hablas?
get on the blower to themdales un toque (por teléfono)

blower

n
(= device)Gebläse nt
(= glass blower)Glasbläser m
(Brit inf: = telephone) → Telefon nt; to be on the bloweran der Strippe hängen (inf); to get on the blower to somebodyjdn anrufen

blower

[ˈbləʊəʳ] n (fam) → telefono
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They were useful, pretty, or funny, a new standish on his table, a little vase for his flower, he always has one, or a bit of green in a glass, to keep him fresh, he says, and a holder for his blower, so that he needn't burn up what Amy calls `mouchoirs'.
So the blower got down and went with him, and after a time they saw a man who was standing on one leg, and had unstrapped the other and laid it near him.
So the blower let him off, and he came down without hurt.
At some unnatural hour of the morning the dairyman had caused the yawning chimney-corner to be whitened, and the brick hearth reddened, and a blazing yellow damask blower to be hung across the arch in place of the old grimy blue cotton one with a black sprig pattern which had formerly done duty there.
A man's word was as good as his gold in the blower.
I am no blower and boaster like some that I could name.
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