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bloop (informal) in baseball, to hit (the ball) in a low arc that carries just beyond the infield, usu. for a hit. [2 definitions]
blooper (informal) in baseball, a hit ball that flies in a low arc just beyond the infield, usu. for a hit. [2 definitions]
blossom the flowering part of a plant which forms a seed or fruit. [4 definitions]
blot a stain or spot, esp. of ink on paper. [8 definitions]
blotch a large, irregularly shaped stain or blot. [4 definitions]
blotchy having or covered with blotches. [2 definitions]
blot on one's escutcheon a disgraceful blemish on one's reputation.
blot out to remove or cancel. [2 definitions]
blotter a piece of absorbent paper used to blot ink or to protect a writing surface. [2 definitions]
blotting paper a soft thick absorbent paper used to blot excess ink from a piece of writing; blotter.
blouse a garment worn on the upper body, usu. by women and children, and having a bodice and optional collar and sleeves. [4 definitions]
blow1 a quick, forcible hit by the fist or by a hard object. [3 definitions]
blow2 to be in swift motion, as the air or wind. [14 definitions]
blow-by the leakage of unburned gases or of air mixed with fuel into the crankcase of an automobile engine, or the gases so leaking. [2 definitions]
blow-by-blow in full and precise detail, as a description or report.
blow-dry to dry or arrange (the hair) with the aid of an electrical hand-held air blower. [2 definitions]
blower someone or something that blows, esp. a machine that forces air to blow.
blowfish the puffer or globefish.
blowfly any of various flies that deposit their eggs on carrion, dung, or the open sores or wounds of living animals.
blowgun a hollow tube through which missiles such as darts, pellets, or arrows may be projected by blowing.
blowhole a single nostril in the top of the head, through which a whale or similar animal breathes. [3 definitions]