Definition of 'blast'
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Witnesses who heard the blast said it sounded like a bomb going off. The Sun (2017)He also blasted investors for not doing enough to rein in executive pay. The Sun (2016)Rock and dance music blasts over speakers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He and his bodyguard were killed by the blast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Better a bomb blast than lung cancer, any day of the week. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It blasted away at some unknown person's head. Times, Sunday Times (2016)TOP cops were blasted last night for calling for complaints about them to be heard in secret. The Sun (2016)I had a recording played at full blast while telling him over and over again to press my hand if he could hear it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As well as the two fatalities, at least ten people were injured in the blast, one seriously. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Sounds like a blast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dogs howled at night when the disco music was on full blast. Times, Sunday Times (2013)An audio visual backdrop shows the blasted landscape beyond the trenches while shell blasts rumble. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This enabled the pilot to get away from the blast and then have another go. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The buildings were damaged in the blasts but no one was injured. The Sun (2012)Yet he was saved by a long blast of hot air. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The inquiry team seemed awed by this blast from the past. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He also blasted the linesman as he left the pitch. The Sun (2006)There was always music blasting out around the dorm. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Union bosses last night blasted calls for a clampdown on pay. The Sun (2009)He was putting sand upon an incendiary bomb when he was killed by blast. BomberThe model says we should transition from blast furnace to arc furnace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was a loud blast and a groan as he accidentally shot himself in the foot. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The impact blasted away his skull and the whole of the top half of his face. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)He took all the family holidays he had missed in one blast. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The bus lurched like a ship and a blast of hot air threw us to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is a song made for blasting out of speakers in the car or on a makeshift dancefloor. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We heard a loud bang like a bomb blast and suddenly there was a lot of smoke and dust. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was part of an operation to halt the advance of enemy fighters at the time of the bomb blast. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It all sounds a blast but you need to keep your feet on the ground and your mind on the job. The Sun (2010)We didn't want to make a retro album that sounds like a blast from the past. The Sun (2009) Full, blasting sun is what they need as any amount of shade will draw them up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Get ready for a blast from the past in this musical filled with 1980s rock anthems. The Sun (2013)
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