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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blight /ˈblaɪt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 blight /ˈblaɪt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blight v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Blighting.]
 1. To affect with blight; to blast; to prevent the growth and fertility of.
    [This vapor] blasts vegetables, blights corn and fruit, and is sometimes injurious even to man.   --Woodward.
 2. Hence: To destroy the happiness of; to ruin; to mar essentially; to frustrate; as, to blight one's prospects.
    Seared in heart and lone and blighted.   --Byron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blight, v. i. To be affected by blight; to blast; as, this vine never blights.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blight, n.
 1. Mildew; decay; anything nipping or blasting; -- applied as a general name to various injuries or diseases of plants, causing the whole or a part to wither, whether occasioned by insects, fungi, or atmospheric influences.
 2. The act of blighting, or the state of being blighted; a withering or mildewing, or a stoppage of growth in the whole or a part of a plant, etc.
 3. That which frustrates one's plans or withers one's hopes; that which impairs or destroys.
    A blight seemed to have fallen over our fortunes.   --Disraeli.
 4. Zool. A downy species of aphis, or plant louse, destructive to fruit trees, infesting both the roots and branches; -- also applied to several other injurious insects.
 5. pl. A rashlike eruption on the human skin. [U. S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state or condition being blighted
      2: any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
      v : cause to suffer a blight; "Too much rain may blight the
          garden with mold" [syn: plague]