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  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.
  • 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.
    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.

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