blowhole blowhole  /b ˈloʊ ˌhoʊl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the spiracle of a cetacean located far back on the skull
  2. (n) a hole for the escape of gas or air

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At the Kiama blowhole, south of Sydney, tourists watch from a discreet distance as geysers of spray burst from a hole in the cliff top.
  2. Its breathing was labored, mucus leaked from its blowhole, and it would surely have died.
  3. Geysir, the original blowhole from which all others get their name, now lies dormant on a grassy slope below Bjarnfell Mountain, 120 km east of Reykjavik.

News

  1. Road reopened from Hanauma Bay to Halona Blowhole

    Kalanianaole Highway has now reopened in both directions from Hanauma Bay to the Halona Blowhole lookout.
    on September 1, 2013     Source: Hawaii News Now

  2. Road closed from Hanauma Bay to Halona Blowhole

    Kalanianaole Highway is closed in both directions from Hanauma Bay to the Halona Blowhole lookout due to a vehicle accident.
    on September 1, 2013     Source: KFVE Honolulu

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