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blast

blast

 
 
pronunciation:
blaest
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
at full blast
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a powerful and sudden gust or stream.
a blast of winda blast of steam
synonyms:
gust
similar words:
blare, flaw, flurry, gale, squall, windflaw
definition 2: a loud and startling sound.
the blast of an alarm
synonyms:
blare, scream, shriek
similar words:
bellow, clamor, honk, report, screech, trumpet
definition 3: an explosion.
Dynamite caused the blast.
synonyms:
detonation, explosion
similar words:
burst, flash
definition 4: the explosive material used for an explosion.
synonyms:
explosive
similar words:
dynamite, gelignite, gunpowder
definition 5: an angry verbal attack.
similar words:
attack, burst, explosion, fit, outburst, tantrum
definition 6: (informal) a party or great time.
synonyms:
bash, party
similar words:
ball, carouse, celebration, orgy
phrase: at full blast
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: blasted, blasting, blasts
definition 1: to make a loud and startling sound with.
The patrol car blasted its siren.
synonyms:
blare
similar words:
trumpet
definition 2: to ruin.
An injury blasted his hopes of playing in the big game.
synonyms:
annihilate, blight, demolish, destroy, ruin, waste
similar words:
damn, devastate, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, ravage, wipe out
definition 3: to open up with an explosion.
They are blasting a tunnel for the railway.
similar words:
dynamite, open
definition 4: (informal) to criticize sharply; denounce.
The critics will blast this new movie.
synonyms:
attack, condemn, decry, denounce
similar words:
deprecate, malign, slam
definition 5: used as a mild oath.
Blast it, I can't work with all this noise!
synonyms:
confound, darn
similar words:
curse, damn
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a loud and startling sound.
synonyms:
blare, scream, shriek
similar words:
bellow, clamor, honk, screech, trumpet
derivation: blaster (n.)