blower

[bloh-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that blows.
2.
a machine for supplying air at a moderate pressure, as to supply forced drafts or supercharge and scavenge diesel engines.
4.
Mining. a jet of firedamp issuing from a crevice.
5.
Slang. a braggart.
7.
Chiefly British Slang. a telephone.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English. See blow2, -er1

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blower (ˈbləʊə)
 
n
1.  a mechanical device, such as a fan, that blows
2.  See also supercharger a low-pressure rotary compressor, esp in a furnace or internal-combustion engine
3.  an informal name for telephone
4.  an informal name for speaking tube
5.  an informal name for a whale
6.  mining a discharge of firedamp from a crevice

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Example sentences
It turns out that the sticks and small rocks that are invariably sucked up with
  the leaves damage the blower's plastic impeller.
At the same time a blower attached under the first segment sends air back into
  the outer bag.
It is a mind blower that they are able to measure object light years away from
  us.
Perfect for running the snow blower to clear the driveway.
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