blow-hole

  • 1 blow|hole — «BLOH HOHL», noun. 1. a hole for breathing, in the top of the head of whales, porpoises, and dolphins. 2. a hole in the ice to which whales, seals, and walruses come to breathe. 3. a hole through which air or gas escapes or can escape. 4. a… …

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  • 2 blow-hole — n 1.) a hole in the surface of ice where water animals such as ↑seals come to breathe 2.) a hole in the top of the head of a ↑whale, ↑dolphin etc through which they breathe …

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  • 3 Blow hole — Blowhole Le terme blowhole (ou blow hole) désigne le montage d un ventilateur sur une tour d ordinateur, où le ventilateur extrait l air chaud présent à l intérieur de la tour. Ces ventilateurs font partie de la catégorie de l aircooling.… …

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  • 4 blow-hole — noun (C) 1 a hole in the surface of ice to which water animals such as seals (seal1 (1)) come to breathe 2 a hole in the top of the head of a whale, dolphin etc through which they breathe …

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  • 5 blow·hole — /ˈbloʊˌhoʊl/ noun, pl holes [count] 1 : a hole that is on the top of a whale or related animal s head and is used by the animal for breathing 2 : a hole in the ice to which seals and other animals that are living in the water under the ice come… …

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  • 7 blow hole colostomy — an operation sometimes done for toxic megacolon in which the distended walls have become thin and fragile; it consists of creation of a colostomy of the transverse colon for decompression, and is usually accompanied by creation of a loop… …

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  • 8 blow — 1. v. & n. v. (past blew; past part. blown) 1 a intr. (of the wind or air, or impersonally) move along; act as an air current (it was blowing hard). b intr. be driven by an air current (waste paper blew along the gutter). c tr. drive with an air… …

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  • 9 blow — [bləʊ ǁ bloʊ] verb blew PASTTENSE [bluː] blown PASTPART [bləʊn ǁ bloʊn] [transitive] 1. informal if you blow money on something, you spend a lot of money on it, often money that you cannot afford: • He blew his wages on a new stereo …

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  • 10 blow a hole in something — blow/make a hole in (something) if something makes a hole in an amount of money, it takes a lot of that money to pay for it. The trip made a hole in our savings, but it was worth it. The new tax is likely to blow an enormous hole in our profits …

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  • 11 blow a hole in — blow/make a hole in (something) if something makes a hole in an amount of money, it takes a lot of that money to pay for it. The trip made a hole in our savings, but it was worth it. The new tax is likely to blow an enormous hole in our profits …

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  • 12 blow a hole in sth — ► to cause serious harm or damage to something: »Defeat would blow a hole in the club s finances. Main Entry: ↑blow …

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  • 13 blow a hole in something — blow a hole in (something) if you blow a hole in someone s opinions or arguments, you show that they are not true or right. Bloodstains on the sheets blew a hole in the defence s argument …

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  • 14 blow a hole in — (something) if you blow a hole in someone s opinions or arguments, you show that they are not true or right. Bloodstains on the sheets blew a hole in the defence s argument …

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  • 15 Blow molding — The blow molding process Blow molding (also known as blow moulding or blow forming) is a manufacturing process by which hollow plastic parts are formed. In general, there are three main types of blow molding: extrusion blow molding, injection… …

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  • 16 blow — I UK [bləʊ] / US [bloʊ] verb Word forms blow : present tense I/you/we/they blow he/she/it blows present participle blowing past tense blew UK [bluː] / US [blu] past participle blown UK [bləʊn] / US [bloʊn] *** 1) a) [intransitive] if wind or air… …

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  • 17 blow — I [[t]blo͟ʊ[/t]] VERB USES ♦♦ blows, blowing, blew, blown (Please look at category 15 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB When a wind or breeze blows, the air moves. A chill wind blew at the top… …

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  • 18 blow — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 hard knock that hits sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ hard, heavy, nasty, painful, powerful, severe, sharp, stinging, violent …

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  • 19 hole — hole1 [ houl ] noun count *** 1. ) a space dug in the surface of the ground: Workers dug a 30 foot hole in the ground. rabbit/mouse hole: a field containing several rabbit holes a ) a small space in the ground for hitting the ball into in golf.… …

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  • 20 hole — I UK [həʊl] / US [hoʊl] noun [countable] Word forms hole : singular hole plural holes *** 1) a space dug in the surface of the ground Workers dug a 30 foot hole in the ground. rabbit/mouse hole: a grassy bank containing several rabbit holes 2) in …

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