HyperDic: blast

English > 16 senses of the word blast:
VERBperceptionblast, blaremake a strident sound
contactblast, smash, nail, boomhit hard
competitionblast, shelluse explosives on
motionblastapply a draft or strong wind to to
creationblast, shellcreate by using explosives
creationblastmake with or as if with an explosion
competitionblast, shootfire a shot
communicationblast, savage, pillory, crucifycriticize harshly or violently
changeblast, knock downshatter as if by explosion
changeblastshrivel or wither or mature imperfectly
NOUNactblasta very long fly ball
eventblast, bang, clap, eruption, bama sudden very loud noise
phenomenonblast, gust, blowa strong current of air
eventblastan explosion (as of dynamite)
eventblast, good timea highly pleasurable or exciting experience
communicationblast, fire, attack, flak, flackintense adverse criticism
blast > pronunciation
Soundsblae'st
Rhymesaghast ... vast: 42 rhymes with aest...
English > blast: 16 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA very long fly ball.
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderfly, fly ball(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
Verbsblasthit hard
English > blast: 16 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA sudden very loud noise.
Synonymsbang, clap, eruption, bam
Narrowerwater hammerThe banging sound of steam in pipes
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishestallido, explosión
Catalanexplosió
Verbsblastmake a strident sound
English > blast: 16 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
MeaningA strong current of air.
Synonymsgust, blow
NarrowerblusterA violent gusty wind
puff, puff of air, whiffA short light gust of air
sandblastA blast of wind laden with sand
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishracha, ráfaga, soplido, soplo
Catalanràfega, ratxa
English > blast: 16 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningAn explosion (as of dynamite).
Narrowerbomb blastThe explosion of a bomb
Broaderexplosion, detonation, blowupA violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
Spanishestallido, explosión
Verbsblastuse explosives on
English > blast: 16 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningA highly pleasurable or exciting experience.
Example "celebrating after the game was a blast"
Synonymgood time
BroaderexperienceAn event as apprehended
English > blast: 16 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningIntense adverse criticism.
Synonymsfire, attack, flak, flack
Broadercriticism, unfavorable judgmentdisapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
Spanishataque, explosión
Catalanatac
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake a strident sound.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelCars blast in the streets; The streets blast with cars
Example"She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"
Synonymblare
Broadermake noise, resound, noiseemit a noise
Spanishretumbar
Catalansonar molt fort
Nounsblasta sudden very loud noise
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghit hard.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymssmash, nail, boom
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishaplastar, chafar
Catalanaixafar, esclafar
Nounsblasta very long fly ball
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningUse explosives on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymshell
NarrowercrumpBombard with heavy shells
Broaderbombard, bombThrow bombs at or attack with bombs
Nounsblastan explosion (as of dynamite)
blastera workman employed to blast with explosives
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningApply a draft or strong wind to to.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Example"the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us"
BroaderblowCause air to go in, on, or through
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 5, creation
MeaningCreate by using explosives.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"blast a passage through the mountain"
Synonymshell
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 6, creation
MeaningMake with or as if with an explosion.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"blast a tunnel through the Alps"
Broadercutform by probing, penetrating, or digging
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 7, competition
MeaningFire a shot.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"the gunman blasted away"
Synonymshoot
Entailed byundershootShoot short of or below (a target)
Narrowerblaze away, blazeShoot rapidly and repeatedly
gunShoot with a gun
open fire, firestart firing a weapon
overshootShoot beyond or over (a target)
pumpdeliver forth
sharpshoot, snipeaim and shoot with great precision
Broaderfire, dischargeCause to go off
Similar toshoot, hit, piphit with a missile from a weapon
Spanishdisparar, tirar
Catalandisparar, ferir, tirar
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 8, communication
Meaningcriticize harshly or violently.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymssavage, pillory, crucify
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanisharremeter contra, crucificar, masacrar, tratar salvajemente
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningShatter as if by explosion.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymknock down
Broadersmash, dashbreak into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
English > blast: 16 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningShrivel or wither or mature imperfectly.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadershrivel, shrivel up, shrink, witherwither, as with a loss of moisture

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