What does blower mean?

blower meaning in General Dictionary

person who or that which blows

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  • a fan run by a power engine
  • a computer device that creates an ongoing of air
  • huge aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals
  • person who, or whatever, hits.
  • a tool for producing a current of environment; as: (a) A metal dish temporarily placed prior to the upper element of a grate or open-fire. (b) a device for creating an artificial blast or current of environment by force, as for increasing the draft of a furnace, ventilating a building or shaft, cleansing gram, etc.
  • A blowing out or excessive discharge of fuel from a hole or fissure in a mine.
  • The whale; -- so called by seamen, from circumstance of its spouting up a line of liquid.
  • a little fish for the Atlantic coast (Tetrodon turgidus); the puffer.
  • A braggart, or loud talker.

blower meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 12c. (originally of horn-blowers), from Old English blawere, representative noun from blow (v.1). Of technical products from 1795.


blower meaning in Sports Dictionary

The slang term for a supercharger. (sport: Drag Racing)

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  • Slang term for supercharger. (sport: Formula One)

blower meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) One that, or that which, hits.

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  • (letter.) A computer device for creating a current of environment; as: (a) A metal dish briefly placed prior to the upper part of a grate or open-fire. (b) A machine for creating an artificial blast or current of atmosphere by pressure, in terms of enhancing the draft of a furnace, ventilating a building or shaft, cleansing gram, etc.
  • (n.) A blowing out or exorbitant release of fuel from a hole or fissure in a mine.
  • (n.) The whale; -- so-called by seamen, from scenario of their spouting up a column of water.
  • (n.) A tiny seafood associated with the Atlantic coastline (Tetrodon turgidus); the puffer.
  • (n.) A braggart, or noisy talker.

Sentence Examples with the word blower

The movement of the gases through all this complicated set of apparatus is produced by a Root's blower placed at the end of it all.

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