Definition of Blowing

1. Noun. Processing that involves blowing a gas.

Specialized synonyms: Insufflation
Generic synonyms: Processing
Derivative terms: Blow



Definition of Blowing

1. Verb. (present participle of blow) ¹

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Definition of Blowing

1. blow [v] - See also: blow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blowing

blowfly strike
blowgun
blowguns
blowhard
blowhards
blowholes
blowhorn
blowier
blowies
blowiest
blowin'
blowiness
blowinesses
blowing (current term)
blowing agent
blowing away
blowing gas
blowing off steam
blowing one's load
blowing the whistle
blowing up
blowlamp
blowlamps
blown
blown-up
blown-up(a)

Literary usage of Blowing

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The tools used are extremely primitive —hollow iron blowing-rods, solid rods for holding vessels during manipulation, spring tools, resembling sugar-tongs ..."

2. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1912)
"The present tendency towards high-speed machinery is sure to extend its influence to the gas engine and particularly the gas blowing ..."

3. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1891)
"The blowing cylinder is 84 inches in diameter, the steam-cylin(1cr 42 ... Some years ago, blowing engines were ordinarily made with a ..."

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