What does blistering mean?

Definitions for blistering
ˈblɪs tər ɪŋblis·ter·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vesiculation, vesication, blisteringadjective

    the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin

  2. acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolicadjective

    harsh or corrosive in tone

    "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"; "a vitriolic critique"

  3. blistering, blisteryadjective

    hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters

    "blistering sun"

  4. blistering, hot, red-hotadjective

    very fast; capable of quick response and great speed

    "a hot sports car"; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive"


  1. blisteringadjective

    Causing blisters

  2. blisteringadjective

    Very hot

  3. blisteringadjective

    Harsh or corrosive

  4. blisteringadjective

    Very aggressive

  5. blisteringadjective

    Very fast


  1. blistering

    Blistering refers to the formation or occurrence of blisters, which are small pockets of body fluid (like plasma, lymph, or serum) on the skin caused by factors such as burns, friction, irritation, or infections. It can also refer to something that is extremely fast, intense, or heated, often used to describe events, conditions, or actions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blistering

    of Blister

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blistering in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blistering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of blistering in a Sentence

  1. Ani Dasgupta:

    This IPCC report is both a blistering condemnation of major emitters’ inaction and a sound blueprint for a much safer and more equitable world.

  2. Mark Oliva:

    It can’t be discounted that many of these background checks for the purchase of a firearm are attributed to threats by the Biden administration to enact the most radical and far-reaching gun control agenda ever proposed, americans are continuing to purchase firearms at a blistering pace.

  3. Kurt Brunner:

    It's becoming more of the collective thought that the Fed can wait because you really don't see any blistering growth.

  4. Kurt Brunner:

    It's becoming more of the collective thought that the Fed can wait, because you really don't see any blistering growth.

  5. Freddie Mac:

    These higher rates are the result of a shift in expectations about inflation and the course of monetary policy, higher mortgage rates will lead to moderation from the blistering pace of housing activity that we have experienced coming out of the pandemic, ultimately resulting in a more balanced housing market.

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  • candente, abrasadorSpanish
  • கொப்புளங்கள்Tamil

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