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Synonyms for blister

Synonyms for blister

Synonyms for blister

a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)

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(botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin

(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

get blistered

subject to harsh criticism

cause blisters to form on

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The blisters of zoster are most common on the trunk and buttocks.
Fuchs of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of Chicago, conclude that the mutant keratin causes blisters by weakening keratinocytes so that they sometimes dissolve when touched.
Since perspiration helps blisters form, wear an inner sock, such as polypropylene or silk (cotton is not as good because it balls up and holds moisture), to wick moisture away from the skin.
CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland -- Almac, a leading provider of contract services to the global pharmaceutical and biotech industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a state-of-the-art, high-speed blister line for their new 100,000ft2 US commercial packaging facility in Audubon, PA.
Dancers often get blisters when they wear new dance shoes, or suddenly increase the amount they're dancing, like during a period of intense rehearsal.
Some medical complaints cause blisters to appear on the sole, for example a type of eczema that also causes itching.
Most blisters heal naturally and don't require medical attention.
The installation of this line significantly increases the company's capacity for blister packaging.
Furthermore, the machine required suitable inherent flexibility to be capable of processing blisters that were presented with a linear tolerance of [+ or -] 6 mm--as bowing was very often evident further to production and packing into cartridges.
COUNTRYSIDE: In response to the letter for help with blister beetles: Blister beetles are easy to control.
The anomaly is detected and analyzed in order to determine the presence of viral and sub-viral sized voids or holes, as well as other anomalies such as blisters and bubbles.
I am 82 years old and have been experiencing blisters in my mouth.
Bubbles, voids, sinks or blisters are the most significant causes of injection molded parts being rejected for cosmetic reasons.
Blisters are dome-shaped defects that are most likely to occur when a coated object is immersed in water, but also may form when water lies on a horizontal coated surface (as during and after a rain) or when the coating is exposed to high humidity.
Cold sores, also known as herpes labialis or fever blisters, are highly infectious sores on the lip and outer edge of the mouth.