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

 blis·ter /ˈblɪstɚ/

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

 blis·ter /ˈblɪstɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blis·ter n.
 1. A vesicle of the skin, containing watery matter or serum, whether occasioned by a burn or other injury, or by a vesicatory; a collection of serous fluid causing a bladderlike elevation of the cuticle.
    And painful blisters swelled my tender hands.   --Grainger.
 2. Any elevation made by the separation of the film or skin, as on plants; or by the swelling of the substance at the surface, as on steel.
 3. A vesicatory; a plaster of Spanish flies, or other matter, applied to raise a blister.
 Blister beetle, a beetle used to raise blisters, esp. the Lytta vesicatoria (or Cantharis vesicatoria), called Cantharis or Spanish fly by druggists. See Cantharis.
 Blister fly, a blister beetle.
 Blister plaster, a plaster designed to raise a blister; -- usually made of Spanish flies.
 Blister steel, crude steel formed from wrought iron by cementation; -- so called because of its blistered surface. Called also blistered steel.
 Blood blister. See under Blood.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blis·ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blistered p. pr. & vb. n. Blistering.] To be affected with a blister or blisters; to have a blister form on.
    Let my tongue blister.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blis·ter, v. t.
 1. To raise a blister or blisters upon.
    My hands were blistered.   --Franklin.
 2. To give pain to, or to injure, as if by a blister.
    This tyrant, whose sole name blisters our tongue.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous
          fluid [syn: bulla, bleb]
      v 1: get blistered; "Her feet blistered during the long hike"
           [syn: vesicate]
      2: subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the
         administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor
         scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the
         community" [syn: scald, whip]
      3: cause blisters to from on; "the tight shoes and perspiration
         blistered her feet"