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 Meanings and Examples of BLAST
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blast
 n.  explode; burst; gale; very strong gust of wind or air
Classic Sentence: (58 in 4 pages)
1  At any moment guns would rake that land into furrows; planes splinter Bolney Minster into smithereens and blast the Folly.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
2  Battle and blast had dimm'd and torn.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  The captives had not long enjoyed their refreshment, however, ere their attention was disturbed even from this most serious occupation by the blast of a horn winded before the gate.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  He is negotiating with the Jew, I suppose," replied De Bracy, coolly; "probably the howls of Isaac have drowned the blast of the bugle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
5  Reginald Front-de-Boeuf also looked out upon the field, and immediately snatched his bugle; and, after winding a long and loud blast, commanded his men to their posts on the walls.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  The Prior Aymer winded a blast accordingly.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  There escaped from Eustacia one of those shivering sighs which used to shake her like a pestilent blast.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 1 "Wherefore Is Light Given to Him That Is in Misery"
8  We had hardly time to take our place behind a pile of luggage when it passed with a rattle and a roar, beating a blast of hot air into our faces.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
9  Lightning may blast and blacken, but it rarely gives rise to widespread fire.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IX
10  Gambling houses ran full blast and hardly a night passed without its shooting or cutting affray.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  ONE week of authentic spring, one rare sweet week of May, one tranquil moment between the blast of winter and the charge of summer.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  On, on we flew; and our offing gained, the Moss did homage to the blast; ducked and dived her bows as a slave before the Sultan.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
13  By night the same muteness of humanity before the shrieks of the ocean prevailed; still in silence the men swung in the bowlines; still wordless Ahab stood up to the blast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
14  At midnight they opened the station house to the homeless wanderers who were crowded about the door, shivering in the winter blast, and they thronged into the corridor outside of the cells.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 16
15  A few minutes later the front door opened; a blast of cold and snow rushed in, and behind it little Kotrina, breathless from running, and blue with the cold.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 19
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  A blast of hot air blows in.
2  The blast from the bomb blew out all the windows in the area.
3  The door opened and an icy blast of wind swept through the room.
4  A huge bomb blast rocked central London last night.
5  We're working at full blast to complete the order before the holidays.
6  Sam was catapulted into the air by the force of the blast.
7  All the windows broke with the force of the blast.
8  The blast was caused by pockets of methane gas that ignited.
9  The cement plant is going full blast.
10  Results: The CGCs of PA and PM multiplied in form of multi-point blast, rotating end blast, schizogenesis and comb-shaped growth.
11  The cause of death was a shotgun blast at close range.
12  Several passers-by were killed by blast.
13  The blast is the deadliest such incident since a series of ones killed three people in Bangkok on New Year's Eve in 2006.
14  A balmy breeze refreshed us after the sultry blast.
15  China joined the world in breathless coverage of the Chilean mine rescue, but when a gas blast killed 21 Chinese miners, the national TV news didn't say a word.