Definition of blistering
1 : extremely intense or severe blistering heat
2 : very rapid a blistering pace
blisteringlyplay \-t(ə-)riŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of blistering in a Sentence
a hockey player with a blistering slap shot
even after a blistering attack from the enemy, the fortress held
Recent Examples of blistering from the Web
The insides of today's rocket engines can reach a blistering 1,600 degrees Celsius—hot enough to melt steel.
More: U of L Foundation says more analysis needed after first meeting since blistering audit As for the golf course, it was acquired by a foundation subsidiary on behalf of athletics in 2013.
Famed Royal Ascot permitted racegoers to not wear jackets in the blistering heat, The BBC reported.
Trump issued a blistering denunciation of Cuba’s communist government on Friday.
Jordan set a blistering amount of records, some that have been overtaken and others that are untouched.
Two were competition yellows for mandatory tire changes that IndyCar added late because of some blistering issues with tires on the fresh pavement.
But the friction only grew Friday, with Miami’s police union issuing a blistering letter about the arrangement.
The American Academy of Dermatology recommends visiting an emergency room if symptoms are severe: having trouble breathing or swallowing, a rash covering most of the body, severe blistering, eyelids swollen shut or a rash on the face or genitals.
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First Known Use of blistering
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Definition of blistering for English Language Learners
: very harsh or powerful
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