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A single loud note of a horn, whistle, or similar
“He was awakened in the morning by a loud blast from an oxen horn.”
An explosion or explosive firing
“In a land mine blast and a grenade attack on a camp, four security personnel died.”
A strong gust of wind or air
“She pulled her duster closer around her and shivered at the icy blast of wind Mother Nature sent her way.”
A destructive wave of highly compressed air spreading outwards from an explosion
“The resulting blast blew out all the windows, throwing debris up to 100 metres.”
A severe reprimand
“So it is no mystery why my blast at the historian did not get the attention his did.”
A social gathering
“… a wild fraternity blast that lasted a whole weekend.”
Fun time
To cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
“The bomb was used by the air force to blast helicopter landing zones in dense undergrowth.”
Criticize fiercely
“I suppose that some people may blast me for these criticisms and claim that they found his adventures compelling.”
Shoot with a gun
“He brought the gun around and prepared himself to blast at anything that moved.”
Produce or cause to produce loud continuous music or other noise
“So, if you like your country-ish rock complete with slide guitars and a little twang, feel free to blast it out your car stereo this summer.”
Destroy or ruin
“It's not as if the candidate's crew hadn't already tried to blast his opponent to smithereens.”
“Radios blasting out pop music.”
“Fowler was blasted with an airgun.”
“Corn blasted before it be grown up.”
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