blowing blowing  /b ˈloʊ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) processing that involves blowing a gas

Usage(s):

  1. Public shofar-blowing in Jerusalem is forbidden by law, for it infuriates Arabs, incites to riot.
  2. In between, we got Desmond's mind-blowing premonitions, invisible mystic island honcho, Jacob, and the moving death of doomed romantic junkie Charlie.
  3. Every kid who has ever puffed out his cheeks blowing up a sausage-shaped toy balloon has marveled that anything as immaterial as air can make the thin rubber so rigid and strong.

News

  1. Overturned tractor trailer in Blowing Rock

    Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue spent two hours on scene in response to an over turned tractor trailer on Highway 321 in Blowing Rock Friday evening.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WBTV Charlotte

  2. Tractor trailer overturns near Blowing Rock

    BLOWING ROCK, N.C. -- A truck driver escaped unharmed after the tractor trailer turned over in Blowing Rock. The truck fell to its side while turning in a curve of the southbound lanes of Highway 321 near the Green Park Inn Friday evening. The highway was closed for hours as crews cleaned up the mess. Patterson Fire Department assisted with other calls while Blowing Rock firefighters were on ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WCNC Charlotte

  3. Blowing Rock firefighters respond to car fire Friday

    Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue were called to the scene of a car fire on Blackberry Road on Friday night. The car was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. There were no injuries and the fire is being investigated by the Watauga County Fire Marshal's Office. Patterson Fire Department came up from Caldwell County to stand by at Blowing Rock Fire Station because Blowing Rock units were busy on ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

Quotes

  1. Obama said he was struggling with "how to balance creating a process that adheres to rule of law, habeas corpus, basic principles of Anglo-American legal system, but doing it in a way that doesn't result in releasing people who are intent on blowing...
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

  2. "There's no way I can hit a 7-iron 175. Not gonna happen, no matter how hard the wind's blowing," Goydos said. "Maybe at the British where the ball lands at 140 and bounces to 170. And I hit a 7-iron as good as I could hit it."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I think anybody who made the cut actually has a realistic chance," Mickelson said. "With the wind blowing the next two days like it's supposed to, I think over par is going to win. If you made the cut and shoot in the 60s, you're right back...
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Forbes

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