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1 blast /ˈblæst/ Brit /ˈblɑːst/ noun
plural blasts
1 blast
/ˈblæst/ Brit /ˈblɑːst/
noun
plural blasts
Learner's definition of BLAST
[count]
: a mass of air that moves very quickly and forcefully
: a mass of water, gas, heat, etc., that moves very quickly and forcefully through the air
: the loud sound made by a horn or a whistle
: a powerful explosion
: a sudden powerful force
informal : a very enjoyable and exciting experience

blast from the past

informal
: something that reminds you of an earlier time

full blast

informal
: with as much loudness or power as possible
2 blast /ˈblæst/ Brit /ˈblɑːst/ verb
blasts; blasted; blasting
2 blast
/ˈblæst/ Brit /ˈblɑːst/
verb
blasts; blasted; blasting
Learner's definition of BLAST
: to destroy, break apart, or remove (something) with an explosive
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to create (a space or opening) with explosives
[+ object] : to strongly criticize (someone or something) especially in public
: to shoot (something or someone) with a weapon
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to hit (something or someone) with a mass of water, air, etc., that is moving forcefully
[+ object] : to hit or kick (something) with great force
: to make a loud and usually unpleasant sound : blare
[no object]
[+ object]

blast off

[phrasal verb] of a missile, rocket, or spacecraft
: to leave the ground and begin flight see also blastoff

— blaster

noun, plural blasters [count]

— blasting

noun [noncount]
3 blast /ˈblæst/ Brit /ˈblɑːst/ interjection
3 blast
/ˈblæst/ Brit /ˈblɑːst/
interjection
Learner's definition of BLAST
informal
used to express anger or annoyance
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