Search Result for "blasting":
1. causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin;
- Example: "the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit"
- Example: "the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces"
- Example: "a ruinous war"
[syn: blasting, ruinous]
2. unpleasantly loud and penetrating;
- Example: "the blaring noise of trumpets"
- Example: "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"
[syn: blaring, blasting]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blast \Blast\, v. t. [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. [1913 Webster] Seven thin ears, and blasted with the east wind. --Gen. xii. 6. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] I'll cross it, though it blast me. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Blasted with excess of light. --T. Gray. [1913 Webster] 3. To confound by a loud blast or din. [1913 Webster] Trumpeters, With brazen din blast you the city's ear. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To rend open by any explosive agent, as gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; to shatter; as, to blast rocks. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blasting \Blast"ing\, n. 1. A blast; destruction by a blast, or by some pernicious cause. [1913 Webster] I have smitten you with blasting and mildew. --Amos iv. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or process of one who, or that which, blasts; the business of one who blasts. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "blasting": atmospherics, banging, blaring, blind spot, bursting, cracking, crashing, crawling, creeping, drift, exploding, explosive, fade-out, fading, flapping, interference, knocking, noise, popping, rapping, reception, slapping, slatting, static, tapping