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English definition of “blow”

blow

noun (AIR)    /bləʊ/ US  /bloʊ/
[C usually singular] the act of blowing something, such as your nose or an instrument : Have a good blow (= blow your nose well).Noises made by the body [C usually singular] UK old-fashioned a walk in the fresh air : Shall we go out for a blow?Moving gently on foot
(Definition of blow noun (AIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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