- A violent gust of wind.
- 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.
- An explosion.
- A loud, sudden sound.
- A from a trumpet.
- (cytology) An immature or precursor cell.
- To make a loud noise.
- To shatter, as if by an explosion.
- To open up a hole in.
- Blast right through it.
- To curse; to damn.
- Blast it! Foiled again.
- To shoot.
- Chewbacca blasted the Stormtroopers with his laser rifle.
- To return extra salvage to another location.
- 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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