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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blasting, ruinous(adj)

    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, blasting(adj)

    unpleasantly loud and penetrating

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


  1. blasting(Noun)

    A planned explosion, as in mining.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blasting

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  2. Blasting(noun)

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

  3. Blasting(noun)

    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. Gavin Heffernan:

    The 25-30 second exposures reveal more stars and planets up above, they also magnify the lights on the ground, so even cities 100 miles away were blasting out our photos with floods of light.

  2. Howard Mallen:

    La Barbera recommends travelling in pairs, and in known surroundings. Howard Mallen, co-founder and CEO of Krav Maga Worldwide, who teaches the popular self-defense technique developed by the Israel Defense Forces, said women should augment products like Cutrona’s with training. The risk of being attacked is increased when your attention is being diverted, you're alone, and/or your senses are impaired. Jogging or running is a perfect example of this, typically, runners have music blasting in their ears and jog by areas that can serve as hiding places for would be attackers.

  3. Alycia Weinberger:

    Proxima Centauri is of similar age to the Sun, so Proxima Centauri's been blasting Proxima Centauri planets with high energy flares for billions of years, studying these extreme flares with multiple observatories lets us understand what Proxima Centauri planets have endured and how they might have changed.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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