the downy head or pappus of the dandelion, salsify, etc.
leakage of the air-fuel mixture or of combustion gases between a piston and the cylinder wall into the crankcase of an automobile. a device, fitted to a crankcase, for conducting such gases back to the cylinders for combustion. noun the leakage of gas past the piston of an engine at maximum pressure
precisely detailed; describing every minute detail and step: a blow-by-blow account of the tennis match; a blow-by-blow report on the wedding ceremony. a blow-by-blow account. adjective (prenominal) explained in great detail: a blow-by-blow account of the argument Described in minute detail, as in Tell me about last night’s party, blow by blow. This term originated […]
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