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blown

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[ blohn ]
/ bloʊn /
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adjective

inflated; swollen; expanded: a blown stomach.
destroyed, melted, inoperative, misshapen, ruined, or spoiled: to replace a blown fuse; to dispose of blown canned goods.
being out of breath.
formed by blowing: blown glass.
Automotive Slang.
  1. (of an engine) supercharged.
  2. (of a cylinder) destroyed or severely damaged under mechanical stress.

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Origin of blown

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Past participle of blow2

Definition for blown (2 of 2)

blown2
[ blohn ]
/ bloʊn /

adjective Horticulture.

fully expanded or opened, as a flower.

Origin of blown

2
Past participle of blow3
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British Dictionary definitions for blown

blown
/ (bləʊn) /

verb

the past participle of blow 1, blow 3
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