"blasts" in the noun sense
a very long fly ball
2. bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam
a sudden very loud noise
3. gust, blast, blow
a strong current of air
"the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
an explosion (as of dynamite)
5. good time, blast
a highly pleasurable or exciting experience
"we had a good time at the party"
"celebrating after the game was a blast"
6. fire, attack, flak, flack, blast
intense adverse criticism
"Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"
"the government has come under attack"
"don't give me any flak"
"blasts" 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
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