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blast

 
 
pronunciation:
blaest
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud and sudden sound.
The blast of the siren woke me.
similar words:
honk, trumpet
definition 2: an explosion.
A bomb caused the blast.
synonyms:
explosion
similar words:
flash
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part of speech: verb
inflections: blasts, blasting, blasted
definition: to open up with an explosion.
They blasted a tunnel for the mine.
similar words:
open
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derivation: blaster (n.)