blast

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈblɑːst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/blæst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blast, bläst)


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blast

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the blast of [dynamite, a gun, an explosion, a bomb]
  2. could hear the [noise, sound] of the blast for [miles]
  3. could hear the blast from the [nearest, next] town
  4. destroyed in the blast from a bomb
  5. [destroyed, wiped out] by a nuclear blast
  6. felt a blast of [cold, warm] air (from)
  7. [Many, Thousands] were [injured, killed] in the blast.
  8. The blast [injured] [many].
  9. the [rubble, remains] from the blast
  10. a [chilly, gusty] blast from (the north)
  11. gave the [trumpet, saxophone] a blast
  12. [a few, short] blasts on the [horn, trumpet]
  13. a [trumpet] blast
  14. had the [TV, radio] on at full blast
  15. had a blast at the [party, club] (last night)!
  16. The [party] was a blast!
  17. We're going to have a blast at the [party]!
  18. This [party] will be a blast!
  19. idiom: a blast from the past
v
  1. blast (it) with explosives
  2. blast a hole (in it)
  3. blast out the [wall, mineshaft, hole]
  4. the [explosion, bomb, dynamite] blasted out the [wall]
  5. blasted him with a [shotgun, pistol]
  6. blast him [off his feet, into the air]
  7. blast off [into space]
  8. the [music, sound, siren] was blasting
  9. blast the [car horn, music]
  10. critics have blasted her for
  11. UK: damn and blast!
  12. blast this [stupid, damn, wretched] thing
  13. blast it!
n as adj
  1. the blast radius of the [bomb, nuke]
  2. in a blast shelter
  3. behind a blast shield
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