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Meaning of BLOWER

Pronunciation:  'blowur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals
  2. [n]  a mechanical device that blows air onto a fire to make it burn more fiercely
  3. [n]  a device that produces a current of air
  4. [n]  a fan run by an electric motor

BLOWER is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bellows, cetacean, cetacean mammal, electric fan
 See Also: aquatic mammal, blow drier, blow dryer, blowhole, Cetacea, device, electric motor, fan, fan blade, fluke, hair drier, hair dryer, hand blower, hub, mechanical device, order Cetacea, pod, whale



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Blow"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, blows.

2. (Mech.) A device for producing a current of air; as:
   (a) A metal plate temporarily placed before the upper part
       of a grate or open fire.
   (b) A machine for producing an artificial blast or current
       of air by pressure, as for increasing the draft of a
       furnace, ventilating a building or shaft, cleansing
       gram, etc.

3. A blowing out or excessive discharge of gas from a hole or
   fissure in a mine.

4. The whale; -- so called by seamen, from the circumstance
   of its spouting up a column of water.

5. (Zo["o]l.) A small fish of the Atlantic coast ({Tetrodon
   turgidus}); the puffer.

6. A braggart, or loud talker. [Slang] --Bartlett.

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