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  ( blasts    plural & 3rd person present)   ( blasting    present participle)   ( blasted    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A blast is a big explosion, especially one caused by a bomb.  
250 people were killed in the blast.     
2       verb   If something is blasted into a particular place or state, an explosion causes it to be in that place or state. If a hole is blasted in something, it is created by an explosion.  
...a terrible accident in which his left arm was blasted off by some kind of a bomb...      be V-ed prep/adv  
The explosion which followed blasted out the external supporting wall of her flat.      V n with adv, Also V n adj, V n prep  
3       verb   If workers are blasting rock, they are using explosives to make holes in it or destroy it, for example so that a road or tunnel can be built.  
Their work was taken up with boring and blasting rock with gelignite...      V n  
They're using dynamite to blast away rocks to put a road in.      V n with adv, Also V  
  blasting      n-uncount  
Three miles away there was a salvo of blasting in the quarry.     
4       verb   To blast someone means to shoot them with a gun.     (JOURNALISM)  
...a son who blasted his father to death after a life-time of bullying...      V n to n  
Alan Barnett, 28, was blasted with a sawn-off shotgun in Oldham on Thursday.      be V-ed with n  
      Blast is also a noun., n-count  
...the man who killed Nigel Davies with a shotgun blast.     
5       verb   If someone blasts their way somewhere, they get there by shooting at people or causing an explosion.  
The police were reported to have blasted their way into the house using explosives...      V way prep/adv  
One armoured column attempted to blast a path through a barricade of buses and trucks.      V n prep/adv  
6       verb   If something blasts water or air somewhere, it sends out a sudden, powerful stream of it.  
A blizzard was blasting great drifts of snow across the lake.      V n prep/adv  
      Blast is also a noun., n-count   usu N of n  
Blasts of cold air swept down from the mountains.     
7       verb   If you blast something such as a car horn, or if it blasts, it makes a sudden, loud sound. If something blasts music, or music blasts, the music is very loud.  
...drivers who do not blast their horns...      V n  
The sound of western music blasted as she entered.      V  
      Blast is also a noun., n-count   usu N of n  
The buzzer suddenly responded in a long blast of sound.     
8    If something such as a radio or a heater is on full blast, or on at full blast, it is producing as much sound or power as it is able to.  
full blast      phrase   PHR after v, v-link PHR  
In many of those homes the television is on full blast 24 hours a day...      blast away  
1       phrasal verb   If a gun, or a person firing a gun, blasts away, the gun is fired continuously for a period of time.  
Suddenly all the men pull out pistols and begin blasting away.      V P  
2       phrasal verb   If something such as a radio or a pop group is blasting away, it is producing a loud noise.   (=blare out)  
Clock-radios blast away until you get up.      V P   blast off      phrasal verb   When a space rocket blasts off, it leaves the ground at the start of its journey.  
    blast-off   blast out      phrasal verb   If music or noise is blasting out, loud music or noise is being produced.   (=blare out)  
...loudspeakers blasting out essential tourist facts in every language known to man...      V P n (not pron)  
Pop music can be heard 10 miles away blasting out from the huge tented shanty-town.      V P  

blast furnace        ( blast furnaces    plural  ) A blast furnace is a large structure in which iron ore is heated under pressure so that it melts and the pure iron metal separates out and can be collected.      n-count  
Blast-off is the moment when a rocket leaves the ground and rises into the air to begin a journey into space.      n-uncount  
The original planned launch was called off four minutes before blast-off.     
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1    blare, blow, clang, honk, peal, scream, toot, wail  
2    bang, blow-up, burst, crash, detonation, discharge, eruption, explosion, outburst, salvo, volley  
3    gale, gust, squall, storm, strong breeze, tempest  
4    blow sky-high, blow up, break up, burst, demolish, destroy, explode, put paid to, ruin, shatter  
5    blight, kill, shrivel, wither  
6    attack, castigate, criticize, flay, lambast(e), put down, rail at, tear into     (informal)  

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