- (of an engine) supercharged.
- (of a cylinder) destroyed or severely damaged under mechanical stress.
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It has since grown into a full-blown campaign, which Rutter and Foley are calling Bird Names for Birds, with a petition that garnered more than 2,500 signatures and an endorsement from the nonprofit American Bird Conservancy.Inside the Movement to Abolish Colonialist Bird Names|Nathalie Alonso|February 12, 2021|Outside Online
Single-digit temperatures combined with high winds and light precipitation to create bone-chillingly damp weather that instantly stung any exposed skin with blown ice particles.The Kora Xenolith Is My Secret Weapon Against the Cold|Wes Siler|February 2, 2021|Outside Online
Look no further than Friday’s blown lead against the Warriors for compelling evidence.The Clippers don’t look ready to seriously challenge the Lakers|Ben Golliver|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
The county – after some foot-dragging and blown deadlines – provided the records.
Experts expect full-blown quantum computers to be ready in a decade, or longer.
One is reported to have blown himself up, along with many victims, but detonating a suicide vest.Taliban: We Slaughtered 100+ Kids Because Their Parents Helped America|Sami Yousafzai|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I became aware that an intern of mine had been sexually harassed by a producer while making the film, I was blown away.A Rallying Cry Against the Oversexualization of Our Youth|Darryl Roberts|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The absent turkey had been blown clean away in the hurricane force winds, I concluded.
I was already a full-blown movie freak by the time I was in 8th grade.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession|Pauline Kael|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was blown up in July 2012 by a bomb that the Free Syrian Army claimed it planted.Digital Doublethink: Playing Truth or Dare with Putin, Assad and ISIS|Christopher Dickey, Anna Nemtsova|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A groom is a chap, that a gentleman keeps to clean his 'osses, and be blown up, when things go wrong.
In Windsor Park, 960 trees were blown down and more than a thousand damaged; 146 shipwrecks occurred on the coasts.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The bag, being blown up, forms a wind reservoir and the amount of tone can be regulated by the pressure of the arm.
The wind-blown rain-makers lost their leaden hue and became a soft pearl-gray, all fleecy white around the edges.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The mouths of the pipes were made very wide and they were more freely blown.