Blow

Blow

(), n. 1. A blowing, esp., a violent blowing of the wind; a gale; as, a heavy blow came on, and the ship put back to port.
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2. The act of forcing air from the mouth, or through or from some instrument; as, to give a hard blow on a whistle or horn; to give the fire a blow with the bellows.
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3. The spouting of a whale.
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4. (Metal.) A single heat or operation of the Bessemer converter. Raymond.
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5. An egg, or a larva, deposited by a fly on or in flesh, or the act of depositing it. Chapman.
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