Blast

What is Blast ?

Blast is (noun) 1. an explosion Several windows were shattered by the blast. 2. a strong current of wind an icy blast from the north 3. a sharp loud sound from a signal or whistle Three blasts of the alarm means that passengers should go on deck. 4. going full blast going at full power They kept the heating going full blast even in summer. ((verb)) 1. to destroy with a bomb or bullets The burglars blasted their way into the safe. They blasted their way out of the police trap. 2. to spoil The accident blasted his hopes of a sporting career.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level