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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blasting, ruinousadjective

    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"

  2. blaring, blastingadjective

    unpleasantly loud and penetrating

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


  1. blastingnoun

    A planned explosion, as in mining.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blasting

    of Blast

  2. Blastingnoun

    a blast; destruction by a blast, or by some pernicious cause

  3. Blastingnoun

    the act or process of one who, or that which, blasts; the business of one who blasts

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. blasting

    The displacement of earth or rock by the use of an explosive. One of the most important parts of the art of mining in its various branches of tunneling, shaft-boring, well-digging, submarine mining, etc. The explosive is ordinarily placed in a bore hole, but in submarine mining this is sometimes dispensed with when a high explosive like nitro-glycerine is used.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blasting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blasting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of blasting in a Sentence

  1. Robert Ndetei:

    Before construction started in the park the lions were not escaping, so there are indications that the noise and blasting is affecting their movements, if you don’t plan properly, if you don’t do proper environmental impact assessments, then you are doomed to fail and at the Nairobi National Park this could lead to more lions and other animals coming into contact with a growing human presence.

  2. Mark McDonnell:

    We had the problem of people blasting through south and north on five-lane roads, one-way, with no intention of stopping in South Bend, and it was just always a constant problem.

  3. Portland Conservation Director Bob Sallinger:

    I think the word slaughter here is truly appropriate, we're talking about federal agents on boats blasting cormorants out of the sky with shotguns.

  4. Republican Gov. Mike Pence:

    Gov. Pence has done the right thing, i think if you -- if they actually got briefed on the law that they wouldn't be blasting this law.

  5. Coco Gauff:

    I just remember walking out on the court blasting music with my head held down because I didn't want to look at the crowd, it was such a long walk from the locker room. It was, like, 15 minutes.

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