blow gas


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Noun1.blow gas - the gas leaving a generator during a blow period
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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'There are many cumbersome ways to kills a man,' he begins, describing crucifixion as requiring: '[...] a crowd of people / wearing sandals, a cock that crows, a cloak / to dissect, a sponge, some vinegar and one / man to hammer the nails home.' He goes on through the list of sword (involving white horses, English trees, flags, a prince and 'a castle to hold your banquet in'); 'blow gas' and 'a mile of mud sliced through with ditches' (referencing the Great Wars) and the age of aeroplanes (referencing the atomic bomb).
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It could shut down power grids, derail trains, blow gas lines or mess with the stock market.