1 a long and hard-hit fly ball
4 an explosion (as of dynamite)
5 a highly pleasurable or exciting experience; "we had a good time at the party"; "celebrating after the game was a blast" [syn: good time]
6 intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak" [syn: fire, attack, flak, flack]
1 make a strident sound; "She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone" [syn: blare]
3 use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day" [syn: shell]
Etymology 1From Middle English, from Old English blǣſt.
- A violent gust of wind.
- A forcible stream of air from an orifice, as from a bellows,
the mouth, etc. Hence: The continuous blowing to which one charge
of ore or metal is subjected in a furnace; as, to melt so many tons
of iron at a blast.
- 1957: Blast was produced by bellows worked by four 'blowers', three of whom worked at a time while the fourth stood ready to replace one of the others. — H.R. Schubert, History of the British Iron and Steel Industry, p. 146.
- An explosion.
- A loud, sudden sound.
- A blast from a trumpet.
- An immature or precursor cell.
A forcible stream of air from an orifice, as from a bellows, the mouth, etc.
- Finnish: räjähdys
- Sorani: تهقاندن
A loud, sudden sound
(cytology) An immature or precursor cell
- To make a loud noise.
- To shatter, as if by an explosion.
- To open up a hole in, usually by means of a sudden and
imprecise method (such as an explosion).
- Blast right through it.
- To curse; to damn.
- Blast it! Foiled again.
- To shoot, especially with an energy weapon (as opposed to one
which fires projectiles).
- Chewbacca blasted the Stormtroopers with his laser rifle.
- To return extra salvage to another location.
- To criticize or
- My manager suddenly blasted me yesterday for being a little late to work for five days in a row, because I was never getting myself up on time.
To make a loud noise
To shatter, as if by an explosion
- Finnish: räjähtää, sortua
- Sorani: تهقینهوه
To open up a hole in
To curse; to damn
To return extra salvage to another location
- Blast it; damn it.
Nounblast (definite form blasten)
A blast is an explosion. Blast can also refer to:
- BBC Blast, a programme, website and tour for 13 - 19 year olds getting creative
- Blast (venue), an Irish concert organiser for alternative music groups
- Blast (1997 film), starring Linden Ashby
- Blast (2000 film), starring Liesel Matthews
- Blast First, a record label
- The Blast (song), a single from the album Train of Thought by Reflection Eternal
- Bl'ast, a California hardcore punk band
blast in German: Blast
blast in French: Blast
blast in Italian: Blast
blast in Dutch: Blast
blast in Vietnamese: Blast (định hướng)
blast in Chinese: BLAST
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