Blow+or+breathe+upon

  • 1 breathe — v. 1 intr. take air into and expel it from the lungs. 2 intr. be or seem alive (is she breathing?). 3 tr. a utter; say (esp. quietly) (breathed her forgiveness). b express; display (breathed defiance). 4 intr. take breath, pause. 5 tr. send out… …

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  • 2 Breathe — (br[=e][th]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Breathed} (br[=e][th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breathing}.] [From {Breath}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To respire; to inhale and exhale air; hence;, to live. I am in health, I breathe. Shak. [1913 Webster] Breathes there a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 blow — I. /bloʊ / (say bloh) noun 1. a sudden stroke with hand, fist, or weapon. 2. a sudden shock, or a calamity or reverse. 3. a sudden attack or drastic action. 4. a stroke of the shears made in shearing a sheep. 5. an outcrop of discoloured quartz… …

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  • 4 blow — I. n. 1. Stroke, knock, rap, pat, thump, dab, beat, lick, thwack, bang. 2. Calamity, disaster, misfortune, affliction. 3. Bloom, blossom, flower, efflorescence. 4. Gale, blast, gust. II. v. n. 1. Move or flow in currents (as the wind) …

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  • 5 blow — blow1 /bloh/, n. 1. a sudden, hard stroke with a hand, fist, or weapon: a blow to the head. 2. a sudden shock, calamity, reversal, etc.: His wife s death was a terrible blow to him. 3. a sudden attack or drastic action: The invaders struck a blow …

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  • 6 blow — I [[t]bloʊ[/t]] n. 1) a sudden, hard stroke with a hand, fist, or weapon 2) a sudden shock, calamity, reversal, etc 3) a sudden attack or drastic action • come to blows Etymology: 1425–75; late ME blaw, N form repr. later blowe II blow… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 To take upon one's self — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 fan — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fann, from Latin vannus more at winnow Date: before 12th century 1. any of various devices for winnowing grain 2. an instrument for producing a current of air: as a. a device that is held in the …

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  • 9 fan — v. a. 1. Use a fan upon, cool or refresh with a fan. 2. Agitate, move, beat gently. 3. Blow or breathe upon, cool, refresh. 4. Excite, stimulate, increase, rouse, fire …

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  • 10 Insufflation — (Latin insufflatio blowing on or into ) is the practice of inhaling substances into a body cavity. Insufflation has limited medical use, but is a common route of administration with many respiratory drugs used to treat conditions in the lungs… …

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  • 11 insufflate — insufflation, n. insufflator, n. /in suf layt, in seuh flayt /, v.t., insufflated, insufflating. 1. to blow or breathe (something) in. 2. Med. to blow (air or a medicinal substance) into some opening or upon some part of the body. 3. Eccles. to… …

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  • 12 insufflate — in•suf•flate [[t]ɪnˈsʌf leɪt, ˈɪn səˌfleɪt[/t]] v. t. flat•ed, flat•ing 1) to blow or breathe in or on 2) med Med. to blow (air or a medicinal substance) into some opening or upon some part of the body 3) rel to breathe upon (a person being… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 14 All in the wind — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

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  • 15 Before the wind — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Between wind and water — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Cardinal winds — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Down the wind — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 In the wind's eye — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Three sheets in the wind — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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