blast

blast
[[t]blæst, blɑst[/t]]
n.
1) a sudden and violent gust of wind
2) the blowing of a trumpet, whistle, etc
3) a loud, sudden sound or noise:
a harsh blast from the radio[/ex]
4) a forcible stream of air from the mouth, bellows, or the like
5) mac
a) air forced into a furnace by a blower to increase the rate of combustion
b) mac a jet of steam directed up a smokestack, as of a steam locomotive, to increase draft
6) cvb a forceful throw, hit, etc.:
a blast down to third base[/ex]
7) sts Slang.
something that gives great pleasure, esp. a party
8) a vigorous outburst of criticism; attack
9) min civ the charge explosive used at one firing in blasting operations
10) the act of exploding; explosion
11) ppa any pernicious or destructive influence, esp. on animals or plants; a blight
12) ppa the sudden death of buds, flowers, or young fruit
13) to make a loud noise on; blow:
to blast a horn[/ex]
14) to cause to shrivel or wither
15) to ruin; destroy
16) to shatter by or as if by an explosion
17) to make, form, or open up by blasting:
to blast a tunnel[/ex]
18) inf to curse; damn:
Blast it, there's the phone again![/ex]
19) to criticize vigorously; denounce
20) cvb to hit or propel with great force
21) to shoot
22) to produce a loud, blaring sound
23) to shoot
24) min civ to use or detonate explosives, as a charge of dynamite
25) rkt phv blast off
a) (of a self-propelled rocket) to leave a launch pad
b) (of an astronaut) to travel aloft in a rocket
Etymology: bef. 1000; ME; OE blǣst a blowing blast′er, n. blast′y, adj. syn: See wind I .

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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