blow down


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blow down

Of the wind, to blow something to the ground. That wind today blew down all of the clothes I'd hung on the clothesline. Your hanging flower pots might get blown down in this storm.
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blow someone or something down

[for a rush of air] to knock someone or something over. The wind blew Chuck down. The tornado blew down many buildings.
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BAMM allows pipelines to measure fugitive and vented emissions without a company having to re-engineer a compressor station to make access to a blow down vent, for example, safe for a worker.
Even though the weather's clear, we're still dealing with moving earth and saturated ground, which makes it easier for a strong wind to blow down trees.
Nitrogen blow down is a common procedure for solvent removal.
An ideal solvent evaporator in a high throughput laboratory should possess the following characteristics: simultaneous blow down of many samples (e.
Anthony Smith, Chief Executive of rail watchdog Passenger Focus, said: "A chill wind will blow down many of Britain's platforms when passengers find out their new fares.
The gusty winds, which heat up as they blow down over the hills toward the ocean, could reach speeds of up to 45 mph in the passes and canyons, according to the National Weather Service.
GORAN Ivanisevic beat Dutchman Jan Siemerink 6-3 0-6 7-6 in thefirst round of the Guardian Direct Cup - despite fearing the tent theywere playing in was about to blow down.
I was looking at the tent and expectingit to blow down.
While blow down of the clave following cure will remove most of these, there will still be a volume of steam and curing fumes released into the work area when the autoclave is opened.
Tenders are invited for Blow down valve 1 and half inch 40mm bronze parallel slide blow down valve flanged ends.
The nitrogen blow down step required in the concentration process is automatically performed in just minutes as part of its closed system, which would normally take 35 to 45 minutes as a separate step.
I had to blow down his chest, blow hot air on his neck, his face.
Tenders are invited for The following jobs Digging of blow down channel of 4 m long 260 mm wide and 200 mm deep, soil dressing & concreting the sides , Making of steel frame for checker plates (for the newly constructed channel), fabrication of MS checker plates of 6 mm thickness and 200 mm width to cover 4 m long channel & painting them with 1 coat of primer & 2 coats of enamel paint, Making of steel frame for checker plates (for an existing
Reiterating its commitment towards sustainable and green initiatives, Tata Power installed a Reverse Osmosis plant at Power House #6, Jamshedpur, in order to recover and reuse the blow down water from cooling towers.
We worked for about two hours, clearing away the tops of hemlocks and other blow downs.