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Translation of "blow" - English-Spanish dictionary

blow

verb /bləu/ ( past tense blew /blu/, past participle blown)
(of a current of air) to be moving soplar The wind blew more strongly. (of eg wind) to cause (something) to move in a given way llevarse The explosion blew off the roof of the house. to be moved by the wind etc salir volando/despedido, moverse con el aire, viento, etc. The door must have blown shut. to drive air (upon or into) soplar Please blow into this tube! to make a sound by means of (a musical instrument etc) tocar, hacer sonar He blew the horn loudly. blowhole noun a breathing-hole (through the ice for seals etc). respiradero; orificio nasal (biology ) a nostril (especially on the head of a whale etc). respiradero; orificio nasal blowtorch /ˈblouˌtoːtʃ/ noun a lamp for aiming a very hot flame at a particular spot soplete He burned off the old paint with a blowtorch. blowout noun the bursting of a car tyre/tire pinchazo That’s the second blowout I’ve had with this car. (on eg an oil rig) a violent escape of gas etc erupción the Deepwater Horizon oil blowout. blowpipe noun a tube from which a dart (often poisonous) is blown cerbatana The tribesmen were armed with blowpipes. blow one’s top (informal) to become very angry subírsele el humo a las narices, estar uno que trina She blew her top when he arrived home late. blow out phrasal verb to extinguish or put out (a flame etc) by blowing apagar The wind blew out the candle The child blew out the match. blow over phrasal verb to pass and become forgotten pasar, quedar olvidado (y enterrado) The trouble will soon blow over. blow up phrasal verb to break into pieces, or be broken into pieces, by an explosion volar, explotar, estallar The bridge blew up / was blown up. to fill with air or a gas inflar He blew up the balloon.
(Definition of blow from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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