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Overview of noun blast

The noun blast has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) blast

(a very long fly ball)

2. (1) bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam

(a sudden very loud noise)

3. gust, blast, blow

(a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust")

4. blast

(an explosion (as of dynamite))

5. good time, blast

(a highly pleasurable or exciting experience; "we had a good time at the party"; "celebrating after the game was a blast")

6. fire, attack, flak, flack, blast

(intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak")


Overview of verb blast

The verb blast has 10 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) blast, blare

(make a strident sound; "She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone")

2. (2) smash, nail, boom, blast

(hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer")

3. (1) blast, shell

(use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day")

4. blast

(apply a draft or strong wind to to; "the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us")

5. blast, shell

(create by using explosives; "blast a passage through the mountain")

6. blast

(make with or as if with an explosion; "blast a tunnel through the Alps")

7. blast, shoot

(fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away")

8. savage, blast, pillory, crucify

(criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage")

9. blast, knock down

(shatter as if by explosion)

10. blast

(shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly)

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