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blower

1. a low-pressure rotary compressor, esp in a furnace or internal-combustion engine
2. an informal name for a whale

blower

[′blō·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A fan which operates where the resistance to gas flow is predominantly downstream of the fan.

blower

A fan, often heavy-duty, used in HVAC system applications.

blower

A mechanical device such as a fan used to move a large volume of air at low pressure. Also refers to an engine-driven supercharger.
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The report focuses only on light vehicle original equipment manufacturer (OEM) fans and blowers market and does not include aftermarket fans and blowers.
In the most recent development, the firm was bought by Martin Adams, renamed HR Blowers and joined the Universal Group of Companies.
The combination of these elements plus the integrated variable speed drive (VSD) results in a machine that uses 30 per cent less energy than the previous lobe type blowers.
Oshkosh Airport Products has delivered two of its H-Series high-speed blower vehicles to Pulkovo International Airport (LED) in St Petersburg, Russia.
Although he is still a cricket broadcaster, Blowers is now almost as well-known as the commentator in the Quality Standard English meat TV advertisements, featuring caricatures of Allan Lamb and Ian "Beefy" Botham
Undersized blowers are priced less, and you know, if you're in charge of capital procurement and not operations, that helps you and might be all you really care about.
The new blower vents the gas and reduces the chance of an explosion.
They complained to Taylor about noise from leaf blowers.
How many loud gas-powered leaf blowers are there in use around Los Angeles?
Bringing together drying and conveying technology into one purpose-built package for small- to medium-capacity central materials handling, ResinWorks system integrates central drying unit, hoppers, loaders, conveying lines and pumps, along with heaters, blowers, filters and a proprietary microprocessor control.
It indicates that the capacity of gas blower is too low to remove the retorting gas evolved, and the pressure at the top of the retort becomes positive.
Seven-year-old Dominic Rae, nephew of Atherstone and former Nuneaton Cricket Club skipper, Dave Blower, a lifelong Boro supporter, was the lad in the middle as he sampled the club's match day hospitality which included meeting the players and in particular his favourite, Terry Angus.