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noun 
  1. A fungus, fungal disease among plants, particularly roses, that results in black spots on the leaf, leaves.
  2. A section of roadway that has been designated as being particularly accident-prone.
  3. A fictional judicial device among pirates, consisting of a black circle indicating condemned, condemnation.
     
blast Tweet Definition of blast Like Definition of blast on Facebook
noun 
  1. A violent gust of wind.
  2. A forcible stream of air from an orifice, as from a bellows, the mouth, etc. Hence: The continuous blowing to which one charge of ore or metal is subjected in a furnace; as, to melt so many tons of iron at a blast.
Quotations
  • 1957: Blast was produced by bellows worked by four 'blowers', three of whom worked at a time while the fourth stood ready to replace one of the others. — H.R. Schubert, History of the British Iron and Steel Industry, p. 146.
    1. An explosion.
    2. A loud, sudden sound.
A from a trumpet.
  1. (cytology) An immature or precursor cell.
verb 
  1. To make a loud noise.
  2. To shatter, as if by an explosion.
  3. To open up a hole in.
Blast right through it.
  1. To curse; to damn.
Blast it! Foiled again.
  1. To shoot.
Chewbacca blasted the Stormtroopers with his laser rifle.
  1. To return extra salvage to another location.
  2. To suddenly criticize or reprimand one bluntly or harshly in the face about his or her behaviour or choices, because of perceiving them as somehow threatening or annoying; to attack, verbally attack.
My manager suddenly blasted me yesterday for being a little late to work for five days in a row, because I was never getting myself up on time.
     
bunt Tweet Definition of bunt Like Definition of bunt on Facebook
noun 
  1. The middle part, cavity, or belly of a sail; the part of a furled sail which is at the center of the yard.
The of the sail was green.
  1. (baseball) A ball that has been intentionally hit softly, sometimes with a hands-spread batting stance or with a close-hand, choked-up hand position. No swinging action is involved.
The was fielded cleanly.
  1. (baseball) The act of bunting
The manager will likely call for a here.
  1. (aviation) The second half of an outside loop, from level flight to inverted flight.
     

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