Invertext Online Technical Dictionary


transitive verb  


Definition 1

Using a current of air, inflate hot glass to form different objects.

Source: Invertext

Context: My apprenticeship was learning to blow glass and reading a medicine textbook,” Mr Müller-Uri recalls.

Source: Financial Times 15/11/2012 (Gerrit Wiesmann, interviewing Jan Müller-Uri, a member of the 16th generation of the glassmaking dynasty of F.Ad. Müller Söhne)

Definition 2

Of person or animal, send strong current of air through mouth or nose.

Source: Invertext, from Concise Oxford Dictionary

Context: I was recently eating at a restaurant when a gentleman at the next table decided to blow his nose.

Source: 06/04/2012

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