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blow off 1

informal Break wind noisily.
Example sentences
  • Women have strong ones and men blow-off far more often… it’s a biological fact.
  • Did you blow off?
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There are 2 main definitions of blow off in English:

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blow-off 2 Line breaks: blow-off

noun

[mass noun]
The action of emitting a gas, typically to reduce pressure to a safe level: [as modifier]: steam blow-off piping
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  • Make sure you inspect the components after blow-off to ensure thorough cleanliness.

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