blow·​er | \ ˈblō(-ə)r How to pronounce blower (audio) \

Definition of blower

1 : one that blows
2 : a device for producing a current of air or gas
3 : braggart
4 chiefly British : telephone

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Examples of blower in a Sentence

although he's not the first person to blow his own horn, he's about the most obnoxious blower I've ever met

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Using this model, the system builds lower air pressure in front of the fish and more behind them with just a single blower motor, working just like a pneumatic tube at a bank, Whooshh CEO Vince Bryan III tells Popular Mechanics. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, "How That Mesmerizing Fish Tube Works," 12 Aug. 2019 Others said good riddance, because that blower design stank anyway. Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld, "Nope, AMD didn't kill its reference Radeon 5700 cards barely a month after introducing them," 9 Aug. 2019 Walmart’s NextDay delivery can bring a bounce house — with slide! — and its accompanying heavy-duty blower to your backyard in a flash. Joni Sweet, USA TODAY, "Have more fun outdoors in 24 hours with these awesome toys," 8 Aug. 2019 We like that the Toro UltraPlus leaf blower vacuum also has mulching capability. Rachel Rothman, Good Housekeeping, "The 7 Best Leaf Vacuums to Make Yard Work Easy," 26 July 2019 Once a true believer who worked at the firm for 3½ years and considered Cambridge’s Chief Executive Alexander Nix a friend and mentor, Kaiser turned into an unlikely whistle-blower who testified to legislative bodies on both sides of the Atlantic. Los Angeles Times, "Review: Be afraid. Be very afraid of big data. The documentary ‘The Great Hack’ tells us why," 23 July 2019 It was filmed in the largest glass blowing facility in North America, custom-built to accommodate 10 glass blowers working simultaneously. Liz Logan, Smithsonian, "The Spectacle and Drama of Netflix’s New Glassblowing Show Will Shatter Your Expectations," 13 July 2019 The driers and blowers look to remove the remaining moisture. Edgar Thompson,, "Coke Zero Sugar 400 delayed until Sunday at 1 p.m. due to storms," 6 July 2019 Leaf blower use and open burning were restricted those days, according to Maricopa County. Mike Cruz, azcentral, "Unhealthful air expected Sunday in Maricopa County," 29 June 2019

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First Known Use of blower

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of blower was before the 12th century

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English Language Learners Definition of blower

: a device that blows air

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