Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “blast”

blast

verb
 
 
/blɑːst/
NOISE [I, T] (also blast out) to make a very loud noise: Rock music blasted from the speakers.Noise and noisy
MOVE [I, T] to move through something or to hit something with force: Dixon blasted the ball past the goalkeeper.Exploding and erupting
EXPLODE [T] to break through rock using explosives: They blasted a hole in the rock face.Detonation and bombardmentTearing and breaking into pieces
GUNS [T] to destroy a person or place with guns or bombsDetonation and bombardmentTearing and breaking into piecesExploding and erupting
(Definition of blast verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “blast” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

from the word go

from the start of something

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More