HyperDic: blowhole

English > 2 senses of the word blowhole:
NOUNbodyblowholethe spiracle of a cetacean located far back on the skull
artifactblowhole, vent, venthole, vent-holea hole for the escape of gas or air
blowhole > pronunciation
Soundsblow'hhow.l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > blowhole: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe spiracle of a cetacean located far back on the skull.
Part ofcetacean, cetacean mammal, blowerlarge aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including
BroaderspiracleA breathing orifice
Spanishorificio nasal
Catalanorifici nasal
English > blowhole: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA hole for the escape of gas or air.
Synonymsvent, venthole, vent-hole
Part ofair passage, air duct, airwayA duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
Narrowersmoke holeA vent (as in a roof) for smoke to escape
BroaderholeAn opening deliberately made in or through something
Spanishrespiradero
Catalanrespirador, respirall

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