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BLASTING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does blasting mean? 

BLASTING (adjective)
  The adjective BLASTING has 2 senses:

1. causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin
2. unpleasantly loud and penetrating

  Familiarity information: BLASTING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BLASTING (adjective)


Sense 1blasting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin

Synonyms:

blasting; ruinous

Context examples:

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

Similar:

destructive (causing destruction or much damage)


Sense 2blasting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unpleasantly loud and penetrating

Synonyms:

blaring; blasting

Context examples:

the blaring noise of trumpets / shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio

Similar:

loud (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity)


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