blown1 [blōn]
vi., vt.
pp. of BLOW1
1. swollen or bloated
2. out of breath, as from exertion
3. flyblown
4. made by blowing or by using a blowpipe, etc.
blown2 [blōn]
pp. of BLOW3
having bloomed; in full bloom: often FULL-BLOWN

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  • blown — blown1 /blohn/, adj. 1. inflated; swollen; expanded: a blown stomach. 2. destroyed, melted, inoperative, misshapen, ruined, or spoiled: to replace a blown fuse; to dispose of blown canned goods. 3. being out of breath. 4. flyblown. 5. formed by… …   Universalium

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