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Meaning of blow

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the
      2: an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the
         bicycle" [syn: {blow}, {bump}]
      3: an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something
         that is thwarting or frustrating [syn: {reverse}, {reversal},
         {setback}, {blow}, {black eye}]
      4: an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock
         to learn that he was injured" [syn: {shock}, {blow}]
      5: a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by
         the gust" [syn: {gust}, {blast}, {blow}]
      6: street names for cocaine [syn: {coke}, {blow}, {nose candy},
         {snow}, {C}]
      7: forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his
         nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single
         puff" [syn: {blow}, {puff}]
      v 1: exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"
      2: be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West"
      3: free of obstruction by blowing air through; "blow one's nose"
      4: be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves
         were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake";
         "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked
         boat drifted away from the shore" [syn: {float}, {drift}, {be
         adrift}, {blow}]
      5: make a sound as if blown; "The whistle blew"
      6: shape by blowing; "Blow a glass vase"
      7: make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we
         had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult
         passage in the second movement" [syn: {botch}, {bodge},
         {bumble}, {fumble}, {botch up}, {muff}, {blow}, {flub},
         {screw up}, {ball up}, {spoil}, {muck up}, {bungle}, {fluff},
         {bollix}, {bollix up}, {bollocks}, {bollocks up}, {bobble},
         {mishandle}, {louse up}, {foul up}, {mess up}, {fuck up}]
      8: spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance
         on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to
         get and advanced degree" [syn: {waste}, {blow}, {squander}]
         [ant: {conserve}, {economise}, {economize}, {husband}]
      9: spend lavishly or wastefully on; "He blew a lot of money on
         his new home theater"
      10: sound by having air expelled through a tube; "The trumpets
      11: play or sound a wind instrument; "She blew the horn"
      12: provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation [syn:
          {fellate}, {suck}, {blow}, {go down on}]
      13: cause air to go in, on, or through; "Blow my hair dry"
      14: cause to move by means of an air current; "The wind blew the
          leaves around in the yard"
      15: spout moist air from the blowhole; "The whales blew"
      16: leave; informal or rude; "shove off!"; "The children shoved
          along"; "Blow now!" [syn: {shove off}, {shove along},
      17: lay eggs; "certain insects are said to blow"
      18: cause to be revealed and jeopardized; "The story blew their
          cover"; "The double agent was blown by the other side"
      19: show off [syn: {boast}, {tout}, {swash}, {shoot a line},
          {brag}, {gas}, {blow}, {bluster}, {vaunt}, {gasconade}]
      20: allow to regain its breath; "blow a horse"
      21: melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs
          blew out"; "The fuse blew" [syn: {blow out}, {burn out},
      22: burst suddenly; "The tire blew"; "We blew a tire"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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