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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Blast \Blast\, verb (used with an object) [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.

Trumpeters, 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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Blasting \Blast"ing\, noun

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) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

blasting

adjective

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: {blasting}, {ruinous}]

2: unpleasantly loud and penetrating; "the blaring noise of trumpets"; "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio" [syn: {blaring}, {blasting}]


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