Definitions for blast

Definitions for (noun) blast

Main entry: blast

Definition: a very long fly ball

Main entry: fire, flack, flak, attack, blast

Definition: intense adverse criticism

Usage: Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party; the government has come under attack; don't give me any flak

Main entry: good time, blast

Definition: a highly pleasurable or exciting experience

Usage: we had a good time at the party; celebrating after the game was a blast

Main entry: bam, bang, blast, clap, eruption

Definition: a sudden very loud noise

Main entry: blast

Definition: an explosion (as of dynamite)

Main entry: gust, blast, blow

Definition: a strong current of air

Usage: the tree was bent almost double by the gust

Definitions for (verb) blast

Main entry: blast

Definition: shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly

Main entry: blast, knock down

Definition: shatter as if by explosion

Main entry: crucify, blast, pillory, savage

Definition: criticize harshly or violently

Usage: The press savaged the new President; The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage

Main entry: blast, shoot

Definition: fire a shot

Usage: the gunman blasted away

Main entry: shell, blast

Definition: use explosives on

Usage: The enemy has been shelling us all day

Main entry: blast, boom, smash, nail

Definition: hit hard

Usage: He smashed a 3-run homer

Main entry: blast

Definition: make with or as if with an explosion

Usage: blast a tunnel through the Alps

Main entry: blast, shell

Definition: create by using explosives

Usage: blast a passage through the mountain

Main entry: blast

Definition: apply a draft or strong wind to to

Usage: the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us

Main entry: blare, blast

Definition: make a strident sound

Usage: She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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