- The act of striking or hitting.
- A fabricator is used to direct a sharp to the surface of the stone.
- During an exchange to end round 13, Duran landed a to the mid-section.
- An unfortunate occurrence.
- A further to the group came in 1917 when Thomson died while canoeing in Algonquin Park.
- (slang) (uncountable) cocaine
- A strong wind.
- We're having a bit of a this afternoon.
- (colloquial) A chance to catch one"s breath.
- The players were able to get a bit of a during the last timeout.
verb (blows, blowing, blew or (dialect) blowed, blown or (dialect) blowed)
- Dutch: slag , tegenslag
- French: coup
- German: Bí¶e
(trans-top, chance to catch one"s breath)
- Italian: botta
- (intransitive) To produce an air current
- Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! ! -- King Lear
- (intransitive) To be propelled by an air current.
- The leaves through the streets in the fall.
- (intransitive) To explode
- Get away from that burning gas tank! It's about to !
- (intransitive) (slang) To be very undesirable (see also suck)
- This blows!
- (intransitive) (of a cetacean) To exhale visibly through the spout the seawater it has taken in while feeding.
- There's nothing more thrilling to the whale watcher than to see a whale surface and .
- There she blows! (That is, "I see a whale spouting!")
- (transitive) To propel by an air current.
- Blow the dust off that book and open it up.
- (transitive) To squander.
- I managed to $1000 at blackjack in under an hour.
- (transitive) (vulgar) To fellate.
- Who did you have to to get those backstage passes?
- (transitive) To create or shape by blowing; as, to blow bubbles, to blow glass
- (transitive) To play a musical instrument such as a horn or woodwind.
- "He was blowing saxophone for me." Ike Turner, interview by Terri Gross, "Fresh Air", NPR, 1996.
- (transitive) To leave
- Let's this joint.
Etymology: blawan "make an air current, sound a wind instrument" (past tense bleow, pp. blawen), from Proto-Germanic
- Dutch: blazen
- French: sucer, tailler une pipe
- German: blasen, wegblasen, fortblasen, hinfortblasen, pusten, wegpusten
- Spanish: soplar
- blí-anan, from Proto-Indo-European
- bhle- "to swell, blow up".
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