blower blower  /b ˈloʊ ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a device that produces a current of air
  2. (n) a fan run by an electric motor
  3. (n) large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals

Usage(s):

  1. As whistle-blowers, these three became fail-safe systems that did not fail.
  2. Few things rip through the serenity of a Sunday in suburbia like the 70-db wail of a gas-powered leaf blower.

News

  1. "Truth Is Coming" and More Important Insights From the NSA Whistle-Blower's Public Q&A

    Today the NSA whistle-blower, Edward Snowden, participated in a reader Q&A with The Guardian , offering details on his incentives, his advice for the government, and his reactions to the public response. Last week, he made headlines when he outed himself for exposing the NSA's top-secret PRISM program, and his story flooded the media as everyone wondered: Who is Edward Snowden? Today's Q&A forum ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PopSugar

  2. Edward Snowden wants everyone to stop talking about his girlfriend [PHOTOS]

    Alleged National Security Administration whistle-blower Edward Snowden would like for everyone to stop talking about his hot girlfriend, thank you very much. (RELATED: Here is the NSA whistle blower’s alleged girlfriend)
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Daily Caller via Yahoo! News

  3. Corporate Whistle Blower Center Urges Congress To Ask The IRS Why Their Whistleblower Program Is Not Working-But The ...

    The Corporate Whistle Blower Center is urging the US Congress to demand to know why, or how the US Internal Revenue Service has time to focus on audits of conservative groups, and at the same time have no meaningful whistleblower program for individuals who have substantial proof of multi million dollar tax fraud? The Corporate Whistle Blower Center says, "If a whistleblower attempts to contact ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "The whistle-blower concept is there to ensure if anyone feels undue pressure or sees undue pressure to return to play before they are physically capable, we'll find that out on a confidential basis and look into it," NFL commissioner Roger...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Washington Post fashion writer Robin Givhan described Cheney's look at the sober and dignified 60th anniversary service as "the kind of attire one typically wears to operate a snow blower."
    on Jan 28, 2005 By: Robin Givhan Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "It was a momentum blower," said Woods, who admitted he did not know anything about Yang until now.
    on Nov 12, 2006 By: Tiger Wood Source: ESPN

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