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blowing

[ bloh-ing ]
/ ˈbloʊ ɪŋ /
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noun

the sound of any vapor or gas issuing from a vent under pressure.
Metallurgy. a disturbance caused by gas or steam blowing through molten metal.
Also called blow molding. a method of producing hollowware by injecting air under pressure into a molten mass, as of glass or plastic, and shaping the material within a mold.

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Origin of blowing

before 1000; Middle English, Old English; see blow2, -ing1
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