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English definition of “blast”

blast

noun
 
 
/blɑːst/
EXPLOSION [C] an explosion: a bomb blast Exploding and erupting
AIR [C] a sudden strong movement of air: a blast of cold air/heatWind and windsStormy weather
full blast If something is happening or working full blast, it is at its loudest, strongest, or fastest level: The heating was on full blast.Noise and noisy
NOISE [C] a sudden loud noise: a blast on the trumpetNoise and noisy
ENJOYMENT [no plural] US very informal an exciting and enjoyable experience: Eric's party was a blast.Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of blast noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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