What is blow?

  • (verb): Sound by having air expelled through a tube.
    Example: "The trumpets blew"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on blow, blows:

Scottish Lullaby - Lyrics
... Blow the wind, blow Swift and low Blow the wind o'er the ocean ... Breakers rolling to the coastline Bringing ships to harbor Gulls against the morning sunlight Flying off to freedom! ...
Say Blow By Blow Backwards
... Say Blow By Blow Backwards is the second and last album by Fred Wesley and the Horny Horns featuring Maceo Parker ... The CD reissue contains remixes of "Half A Man" and "Say Blow By Blow Backwards" as well as an interview with Bootsy Collins ...
SCA Heavy Combat - Rules
... If a limb is hit with what the recipient determines to be a blow with significant force, it cannot be used thereafter ... For the purposes of calling blows, all combatants are considered to be armoured in a mail hauberk, wearing an open-faced helmet with a nasal (nose ... For that reason, a draw cut or glancing blow would have no effect, while a solid blow is considered to have defeated or penetrated the armour ...
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Blow - In Other Uses
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More definitions of "blow":

  • (verb): Be blowing or storming.
    Example: "The wind blew from the West"
  • (verb): Cause to move by means of an air current.
    Example: "The wind blew the leaves around in the yard"
  • (noun): A powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon.
    Example: "A blow on the head"
  • (verb): Lay eggs.
    Example: "Certain insects are said to blow"
  • (verb): Spout moist air from the blowhole.
    Example: "The whales blew"
  • (verb): Free of obstruction by blowing air through.
    Example: "Blow one's nose"
  • (noun): A strong current of air.
    Synonyms: gust, blast
  • (verb): Spend thoughtlessly; throw away.
    Synonyms: waste, squander
  • (verb): Melt, break, or become otherwise unusable.
    Synonyms: blow out, burn out
  • (verb): Allow to regain its breath.
    Example: "Blow a horse"
  • (verb): Exhale hard.
    Example: "Blow on the soup to cool it down"
  • (noun): Forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth.
    Example: "He gave his nose a loud blow"
    Synonyms: puff
  • (verb): Burst suddenly.
    Example: "The tire blew"; "We blew a tire"
  • (verb): Play or sound a wind instrument.
    Example: "She blew the horn"
  • (verb): Spend lavishly or wastefully on.
    Example: "He blew a lot of money on his new home theater"
  • (verb): Cause air to go in, on, or through.
    Example: "Blow my hair dry"
  • (verb): Make a sound as if blown.
    Example: "The whistle blew"
  • (verb): Provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation.
    Synonyms: fellate, go down on
  • (verb): Cause to be revealed and jeopardized.
    Example: "The story blew their cover"; "The double agent was blown by the other side"
  • (noun): An impact (as from a collision).
    Synonyms: bump
  • (verb): Shape by blowing.
    Example: "Blow a glass vase"
  • (noun): An unpleasant or disappointing surprise.
    Synonyms: shock

Famous quotes containing the word blow:

    I hope you ain’t going to blow up my boat, Mr. Johnson. Like my wife, she’s not much, but she’s all I have.
    —Martin Berkeley. Jack Arnold. Lucas (Nestor Paiva)

    Little Boy Blue,
    Come blow your horn,
    Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. Little Boy Blue (l. 1–2)

    God is a character, a real and consistent being, or He is nothing. If God did a miracle He would deny His own nature and the universe would simply blow up, vanish, become nothing.
    Joyce Cary (1888–1957)