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Definition of "blasts" []

  • An explosion, as of dynamite (noun)
  • The rapid movement of air away from the centre of an explosion, combustion of rocket fuel, etc (noun)
  • A wave of overpressure caused by an explosion; shock wave (noun)
  • The charge of explosive used in a single explosion (noun)
  • A sudden strong gust of wind or air (noun)
  • A sudden loud sound, as of a trumpet (noun)
  • A violent verbal outburst, as of criticism (noun)
  • A forcible jet or stream of air, esp one used to intensify the heating effect of a furnace, increase the draught in a steam engine, or break up coal at a coalface (noun)
  • Any of several diseases of plants and animals, esp one producing withering in plants (noun)
  • A very enjoyable or thrilling experience (noun)
  • An exclamation of annoyance (esp in phrases such as blast it! and blast him!) (exclamation)
  • To destroy or blow up with explosives, shells, etc (verb)
  • To make or cause to make a loud harsh noise (verb)
  • To remove, open, etc, by an explosion (verb)
  • To ruin; shatter (verb)
  • To wither or cause to wither; blight or be blighted (verb)
  • To criticize severely (verb)
  • To shoot or shoot at (verb)
  • Plural form of blast. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of blast. (verb)

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Use "blasts" in a sentence
  • "From the minute the title blasts onto the screen in all its glitzy, retro glory, the movie is like one big sugar high."
  • "And more Stephen Myles St. George blasts from the past!"
  • "With all of that out of the way, let's get to our selections, which range from some blasts from the far-flung past -- okay, the 1980s -- to a couple of comic-strip archives to the cutest team of super-powered animals since Captain Carrot and his Amazing Zoo Crew:"