Translation of "blow" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /bləu/ (past tense blew /blu/, past participle blown)

(of a current of air) to be moving

The wind blew more strongly.

(of eg wind) to cause (something) to move in a given way

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)

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

He burned off the old paint with a blowtorch.
blowout noun

the bursting of a car tyre/tire

That’s the second blowout I’ve had with this car.

(on eg an oil rig) a violent escape of gas etc

the Deepwater Horizon oil blowout.
blowpipe noun

a tube from which a dart (often poisonous) is blown

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

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

He blew up the balloon.

(Translation of “blow” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)