\ ˈblastē, -laa-, -lai-, -lȧ-, -ti \
usually -er/-est

Definition of blasty

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : subject to or marked by blasts especially of wind : gusty this bleak and blasty shore— Nathaniel Hawthorne
2 : causing or impaired by blast a good recording but a bit blasty at times
-blas·​ty | \ ˌblastē, -laa-, -lai-, -ti \
plural -es

Definition of -blasty (Entry 2 of 2)

: manner or condition of germinating heteroblasty

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blast entry 1 + -y

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International Scientific Vocabulary, from -blastic + -y

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“Blasty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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