Blowing

  • (noun): Processing that involves blowing a gas.

Some articles on blowing:

Blowing House - History
... The blowing house method of smelting tin was probably introduced early in the 14th century to replace the earliest method of smelting which had to be done in two stages – a first ... due to the improved smelting process provided by the blowing houses ... by the Devon Record Office) Documentation confirms the existence of blowing houses in Cornwall as early as 1402, but the earliest reference for Dartmoor is not found until ...
Blowing Snow
... Blowing snow is snow lifted from the surface by the wind, at a height of 8 feet (2 metres) or more, that will reduce visibility ... Blowing snow can come from falling snow or snow that already accumulated on the ground but is picked up and blown about by strong winds ...
My Boy Jack (poem) - Text of The Poem
... d’you think that he’ll come back?” Not with this wind blowing, and this tide ... For what is sunk will hardly swim, Not with this wind blowing, and this tide ... tide, Except he did not shame his kind — Not even with that wind blowing, and that tide ...
Cow Blowing
... Cow blowing, Kuhblasen, 'or doom dev, is a process used in many countries according to ethnographers, in which forceful blowing of air into a cow's vagina (or sometimes anus) is applied to ... Cow blowing was the reason why Gandhi abjured cow milk, saying that "since I had come to know that the cow and the buffalo were subjected to the process of phooka, I had ...
Blowing Up
... In mathematics, blowing up or blowup is a type of geometric transformation which replaces a subspace of a given space with all the directions pointing out of that subspace ... resolution of singularities proceed by blowing up singularities until they become smooth ... Contemporary algebraic geometry treats blowing up as an intrinsic operation on an algebraic variety ...

Famous quotes containing the word blowing:

    He is blowing on light
    each time for the first time.
    His fingers cover the mouths of all the sopranos,
    each a princess in an exact position.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Hope, politeness, the blowing of a nose, the squeak of a boot, all produce “boum.”
    —E.M. (Edward Morgan)

    The wind of change is blowing through the continent. Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact.
    Harold MacMillan (1894–1986)