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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blow·er /ˈblo(ə)r/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blow·er n.
 1. One who, or that which, blows.
 2. Mech. A device for producing a current of air; as: (a) A metal plate temporarily placed before the upper part of a grate or open fire. (b) A machine for producing an artificial blast or current of air by pressure, as for increasing the draft of a furnace, ventilating a building or shaft, cleansing gram, etc.
 3. A blowing out or excessive discharge of gas from a hole or fissure in a mine.
 4. The whale; -- so called by seamen, from the circumstance of its spouting up a column of water.
 5. Zool. A small fish of the Atlantic coast (Tetrodon turgidus); the puffer.
 6. A braggart, or loud talker. [Slang]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a device that produces a current of air
      2: a fan run by an electric motor [syn: electric fan]
      3: a mechanical device that blows air onto a fire to make it
         burn more fiercely [syn: bellows]
      4: large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no
         hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises;
         narwhals [syn: cetacean, cetacean mammal]