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blast

noun

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1 a loud explosive sound
  • A sharp blast of the horn startled the other driver.
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2 a sudden brief rush of wind
  • A surprise blast stole the umbrella right out of his hands.
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3 the act or an instance of exploding
  • The blast destroyed the building completely.
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blast

verb

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1 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • The highway engineers will have to blast that hill in order to put a road through here.
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2 to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force
  • artillery that could blast cannonballs from hundreds of yards away
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3 to cause a weapon to release a missile with great force
  • The recruits were all blasting away at the target range.
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4 to criticize harshly and usually publicly
  • blasted the new governor for every little misstep
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beat up on, light into, sail into, tie into

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5 to proceed or move quickly
  • blasted down the road in a sports car
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it

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