"blasting" in the verb sense
1. blast, blare
make a strident sound
"She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"
2. smash, nail, boom, blast
"He smashed a 3-run homer"
3. blast, shell
use explosives on
"The enemy has been shelling us all day"
apply a draft or strong wind to to
"the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us"
5. blast, shell
create by using explosives
"blast a passage through the mountain"
make with or as if with an explosion
"blast a tunnel through the Alps"
7. blast, shoot
fire a shot
"the gunman blasted away"
8. savage, blast, pillory, crucify
criticize harshly or violently
"The press savaged the new President"
"The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
9. blast, knock down
shatter as if by explosion
shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly
"blasting" in the adjective sense
1. blasting, ruinous
causing injury or blight especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin
"the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit"
"the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces"
"a ruinous war"
2. blaring, blasting
unpleasantly loud and penetrating
"the blaring noise of trumpets"
"shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"
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