Meaning of BLAST in English

BLAST

I.

noun

1 explosion

ADJECTIVE

▪ huge , loud , massive , powerful

▪ bomb , grenade , nuclear , shotgun

VERB + BLAST

▪ survive

▪ cause

Officials say they do not know what caused the ~.

BLAST + VERB

▪ hit sth , rip through sth , rock sth

A huge bomb ~ rocked Jakarta last night.

▪ occur

The ~ occurred at about 9 a.m.

▪ injure sb , kill sb

▪ damage sth , destroy sth

▪ blow sth

The ~ blew a hole in the front of the building.

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~

Twenty people were killed in the ~.

2 sudden rush of air/wind

ADJECTIVE

▪ hot , icy

She felt an icy ~ of air.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

a ~ of cold air

3 sudden loud sound

ADJECTIVE

▪ long

▪ short

▪ loud , shrill

▪ trumpet

VERB + BLAST

▪ give

▪ hear

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ on

He gave a short ~ on his trumpet.

II.

verb

Blast is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ music , ↑ radio

Blast is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ ball , ↑ hole , ↑ music

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .