How to use Blow-by in a sentence
From April till October hot southerly winds blow by day; at night the heat is tempered by seabreezes.
Prince Eugene relieved Turin from a French siege, and followed up the blow by driving the besiegers out of Italy.
An insurrection in the north, headed by the earl of Huntly under pretext of rescuing from justice the life which his son had forfeited by his share in a homicidal brawl, was crushed at a blow by the Lord James against whose life, as well as against his sister's liberty, the conspiracy of the Gordons had been aimed, and on whom, after the father had fallen in fight and the son had expiated his double offence on the scaffold, the leading rebel's earldom of Murray was conferred by the gratitude of the queen.
A source of oxygen referred to as "blow-by" may be placed near but not directly over the nose and mouth of the neonate during suctioning.
Oats are often grown in fields adjacent to wheat fields where they might experience blow-by contamination, be harvested using the same machinery or housed in the same silo.Advertisement