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Synonyms for blast

Synonyms for blast

a natural movement or current of air

an earsplitting, explosive noise

a violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves

a big, exuberant party

to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

to make an earsplitting explosive noise

to spoil or destroy

Synonyms for blast

a very long fly ball

a sudden very loud noise

an explosion (as of dynamite)

a highly pleasurable or exciting experience

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intense adverse criticism

make a strident sound

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hit hard

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use explosives on

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apply a draft or strong wind to to

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create by using explosives

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make with or as if with an explosion

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criticize harshly or violently

shatter as if by explosion

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shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly

References in classic literature ?
It seemed, as the fanciful stranger said, like the choral strain of the spirits of the blast, who in old Indian times had their dwelling among these mountains, and made their heights and recesses a sacred region.
For a moment, the old woman's ghastly conception so engrossed the minds of her hearers that a sound abroad in the night, rising like the roar of a blast, had grown broad, deep, and terrible, before the fated group were conscious of it.
The child was at first quite terrified by the sight of these gaunt giants--for such they looked as they advanced with lofty strides beneath the shadow of the trees--but Short, telling her there was nothing to fear, blew a blast upon the trumpet, which was answered by a cheerful shout.
Sensitive seismic listening posts around the world picked up only some of the nuclear blasts India said it detonated last week, according to U.
All five blasts occurred near the site of India's only other nuclear test, in 1974.
She also wants to limit future blasts to 9 to 10 a.
Besides, he does not know of other development-related blasts that have prompted complaints.
Engineering & Product Development stated, "The USMC has an urgent need to protect soldiers from the destructive forces of bomb blasts, especially IED's in Iraq and Afghanistan.
OTCBB:BLGA), the creator of blast-mitigation products and services, received an initial contract of approximately $46,000 from Colt Rapid Mat LLC for use by the United States Marine Corp's (USMC) 1st-MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) for blast mitigation products to be tested in Camp Fallujah, Iraq.
A possible result, he speculates, is that geologists may reassess ``hazard zones'' marked on maps at Yosemite - and possibly other mountainous national parks - to take air blasts into account.
hoped to learn whether the air blast could yield clues to far worse air blasts caused by volcano eruptions.
The new BlastGard MTR series of trash receptacles can withstand the blasts of improvised explosive devices (IED's) such as pipe bombs and devices made of C4 and TNT by addressing all four distinct aspects of an explosion inside a trash receptacle: 1) primary fragmentation from the casing of the device or materials in contact with the explosive charge; 2) secondary fragmentation from the break up of the trash receptacle under explosive loading or the acceleration of adjacent articles in the trash receptacle; 3) air blast; and 4) thermal output from the fireball.
whose background is in explosive engineering and the measurement and mitigation of blast in IED disposal scenarios, explains "the products currently being sold in the marketplace today are at best blast-resistant trash receptacles.
Having failed in previous attempts to topple the giant boulder into the sea with dynamite blasts, workers decided to try to completely crush the slab of rock with two blasts today.
exact record of all blasts, including each individual detonation;