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blast noun

1 explosion

ADJ. huge, powerful | bomb, nuclear, shotgun

BLAST + VERB hit sth, rip through sth, rock sth A huge bomb blast rocked central London last night.

PREP. in a/the ~ Twenty people were killed in the blast.

2 sudden rush of air/wind

ADJ. hot, icy She felt an icy blast of air.

PREP. ~ of a blast of cold air

3 sudden loud sound

ADJ. long | short | shrill

VERB + BLAST give

PREP. ~ on He gave a short blast on his trumpet.