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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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Because air and gas blowers typically represent up to 70 per cent of the total electricity costs at water treatment facilities, many facilities that incorporate the latest technologies are able to reduce these costs by an average of 30 per cent.
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Despite his bicycling injuries Blowers played 16 first-class matches tor Cambridge University, scoring a century against the MCC at Lord's in 1959.
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Taylor last year asked the council to consider banning leaf blowers from the city limits.
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An air-flow regulator balances blower cfm for drying efficiency.
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.
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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.