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1blister

noun blis·ter \ˈblis-tər\

: a raised area on the skin that contains clear liquid and that is caused by injury to the skin

: a raised area on a surface (such as a painted wall) that is filled with air

Full Definition of BLISTER

1
:  an elevation of the epidermis containing watery liquid
2
:  an enclosed raised spot (as in paint) resembling a blister
3
:  an agent (as lewisite) that causes blistering
4
:  a fungal disease of plants marked by raised patches on the leaves
5
:  any of various structures that bulge out (as a gunner's compartment on a bomber)
blis·tery \-t(ə-)rē\ adjective

Examples of BLISTER

  1. She developed a blister on her heel where her shoe rubbed against it.

Origin of BLISTER

Middle English blister, blester, probably from Old English *blȳster, *blǣster; akin to Old Norse blāstr swelling, Old English blǣst blast
First Known Use: 14th century

2blister

verb
blis·teredblis·ter·ing \-t(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of BLISTER

intransitive verb
:  to become affected with a blister
transitive verb
1
:  to raise a blister on
2
:  lambaste 2

First Known Use of BLISTER

15th century

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