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blasts

noun
plural of blast

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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  • implosions

blasts

verb
present tense third-person singular of blast

Synonyms & Antonyms of blasts (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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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“Blasts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blasts. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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