Definition of Blown

1. Adjective. Being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor. "Blown soil mounded on the window sill"

Similar to: Moving

2. Adjective. Breathing laboriously or convulsively.

Definition of Blown

1. p. p. & a. Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle when gorged with green food which develops gas.

2. p. p. & a. Opened; in blossom or having blossomed, as a flower.

Definition of Blown

1. Adjective. distended, swollen or inflated ¹

2. Adjective. panting and out of breath ¹

3. Adjective. (''glass'') formed by blowing ¹

4. Adjective. (''marijuana'') under the influence of drugs ¹

5. Verb. (past participle of blow) ¹

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Definition of Blown

1. blow [v] - See also: blow

Medical Definition of Blown

1. 1. Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle when gorged with green food which develops gas. 2. Stale; worthless. 3. Out of breath; tired; exhausted. "Their horses much blown." 4. Covered with the eggs and larvae of flies; fly blown. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blown

blowing agent
blowing away
blowing gas
blowing off steam
blowing one's load
blowing the whistle
blowing up
blown (current term)
blown away
blown diffuser
blown diffusers
blown off steam
blown one's load
blown save
blown saves
blown the whistle
blown up
blown up(p)

Literary usage of Blown

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1882)
"Ten signal-posts were blown down, falling generally to the south-eastward, and the semaphore arms of 6 other posts were blown away. ..."

2. Transactions by North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers., Gerard H. Matthes (1879)
"Shot fired from west sido, 00 grains of powder, slide closed, no current, east side of box blown out. 8.—Shot fired from west side, 90 grains of i>owder, ..."

3. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"... On seas full of wonder and peril, blown white round the capes of the north ; Or in islands where myrtles are sterile And loves bring not forth. ..."

4. Commercial Organic Analysis by Alfred Henry Allen, Wm. A. Davis (1910)
"blown cottonseed oil and rape oil are respectively known as ... The blown oil is usually of a clear yellow colour, with a disagreeable smell and taste ..."

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