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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blast, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Blasting.]
 1. To injure, as by a noxious wind; to cause to wither; to stop or check the growth of, and prevent from fruit-bearing, by some pernicious influence; to blight; to shrivel.
    Seven thin ears, and blasted with the east wind.   --Gen. xii. 6.
 2. Hence, to affect with some sudden violence, plague, calamity, or blighting influence, which destroys or causes to fail; to visit with a curse; to curse; to ruin; as, to blast pride, hopes, or character.
    I'll cross it, though it blast me.   --Shak.
    Blasted with excess of light.   --T. Gray.
 3. To confound by a loud blast or din.
 With brazen din blast you the city's ear.   --Shak.
 4. To rend open by any explosive agent, as gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; to shatter; as, to blast rocks.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blast·ing n.
 1. A blast; destruction by a blast, or by some pernicious cause.
    I have smitten you with blasting and mildew.   --Amos iv. 9.
 2. The act or process of one who, or that which, blasts; the business of one who blasts.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden
             violence or plague or ruin; "the blasting effects of
             the intense cold on the budding fruit"; "the blasting
             force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in
             our faces"; "a ruinous war" [syn: ruinous]
      2: unpleasantly loud and penetrating; "the blaring noise of
         trumpets"; "shut our ears against the blasting music from
         his car radio" [syn: blaring]