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blow off

verb as in gripe

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Example Sentences

A boiler should be blown off about one gauge at a time two or three times a day with the blow-off if the water is muddy.

I want you to help me fix the fire hose, the short length, to that blow-off cock at the bottom of the boiler.

This operation should be begun at the bottom of the boiler near the blow-off plug, and be continued in advancing toward the top.

The cut tubes fall to the bottom of the boiler, and are removed through the blow-off hole of the front tube-plate.

A safety valve, a pressure indicator, and a blow-off complete the outfit.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blow-off, such as: altercation, bickering, brawl, brouhaha, disagreement, and falling-out.

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