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Birthday

A birthday is the anniversary of the birth of a person, or figuratively of an institution. Birthdays of people are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with birthday gifts, birthday cards, a birthday party, or a rite of passage.
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Blast

A destructive wave of highly compressed air spreading outwards from an explosion
They were thrown backwards by the blast
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Birthday

The anniversary of the day on which a person was born, typically treated as an occasion for celebration and the giving of gifts
His twenty-ninth birthday
A birthday cake
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Blast

A strong gust of wind or air
The icy blast hit them
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Birthday

The day of one's birth.
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Blast

A single loud note of a horn, whistle, or similar
A blast of the ship's siren
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Birthday

The anniversary of one's birth.
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Blast

A severe reprimand
I braced myself for the inevitable blast
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Birthday

The anniversary of the day on which someone is born.
When's your birthday? Mine's on April 1.
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Blast

An enjoyable experience or lively party
It could turn out to be a real blast
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Birthday

The anniversary of the day on which something is created.
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Blast

Blow up or break apart (something solid) with explosives
The school was blasted by an explosion
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Birthday

The date on which someone is born or something is created, more commonly called birthdate or date of birth.
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Blast

Produce or cause to produce loud continuous music or other noise
Music blasted out at full volume
An impatient motorist blasted his horn
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Birthday

A birthday party.
I'd like to invite you all to my birthday.
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Blast

Kick or strike (a ball) hard
The striker blasted the free kick into the net
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Birthday

To celebrate one's birthday.
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Blast

Criticize fiercely
The school was blasted by government inspectors
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Birthday

The day in which any person is born; day of origin or commencement.
Those barbarous ages past, succeeded nextThe birthday of invention.
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Blast

(of a wind or other natural force) wither, shrivel, or blight (a plant)
Corn blasted before it be grown up
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Birthday

The day of the month in which a person was born, in whatever succeeding year it may recur; the anniversary of one's birth.
This is my birthday; as this very dayWas Cassius born.
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Blast

Expressing annoyance
‘Blast! The car won't start!’
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Birthday

Of or pertaining to the day of birth, or its anniversary; as, birthday gifts or festivities.
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Blast

A very strong gust of wind or air.
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Birthday

An anniversary of the day on which a person was born (or the celebration of it)
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Blast

The effect of such a gust.
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Birthday

The date on which a person was born
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Blast

A forcible stream of air, gas, or steam from an opening, especially one in a blast furnace to aid combustion.
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Blast

A sudden loud sound, especially one produced by a stream of forced air
A piercing blast from the steam whistle.
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Blast

The act of producing such a sound
Gave a blast on his trumpet.
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Blast

A violent explosion, as of dynamite or a bomb.
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Blast

The violent effect of such an explosion, consisting of a wave of increased atmospheric pressure followed immediately by a wave of decreased pressure.
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Blast

An explosive charge.
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Blast

(Botany) Any of several plant diseases of diverse causes, resulting in sudden death of buds, flowers, foliage, or young fruits.
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Blast

A destructive or damaging influence.
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Blast

A powerful hit, blow, or shot.
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Blast

A violent verbal assault or outburst
The candidate leveled a blast at her opponent.
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Blast

(Slang) A highly exciting or pleasurable experience or event, such as a big party.
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Blast

To knock down or shatter by explosion; smash.
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Blast

To play or sound loudly
The amplifiers blasted the music.
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Blast

To cause to move with great force; hurl
The volcanic eruption blasted rock far and wide.
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Blast

To make or open by explosion
Blast a tunnel through the mountains.
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Blast

To shoot or destroy by shooting
Fighter jets trying to blast each other out of the sky.
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Blast

(Sports) To hit, kick, or shoot (a ball or puck) with great force.
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Blast

To have a harmful or destructive effect on
A loss that blasted our hopes of making the playoffs.
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Blast

To criticize or attack vigorously
Blasted the mayor for hypocrisy.
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Blast

To cause to shrivel, wither, or mature imperfectly by blast or blight
Crops that were blasted by frost.
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Blast

To use or detonate explosives.
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Blast

To emit a loud, intense sound; blare
Speakers blasting at full volume.
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Blast

To discharge a weapon, especially repeatedly; shoot
Blasted away at the target.
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Blast

To attack someone or something verbally; criticize.
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Blast

To move with great speed or power
A motorcycle blasting down the road.
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Blast

(Electronics) To distort sound recording or transmission by overloading a microphone or loudspeaker.
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Blast

To wither or shrivel or mature imperfectly.
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Blast

A violent gust of wind.
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Blast

A forcible stream of gas or liquid from an orifice, for example from a bellows, the mouth, etc.
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Blast

A hit of a recreational drug from a pipe.
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Blast

The continuous blowing to which one charge of ore or metal is subjected in a furnace.
Many tons of iron were melted at a blast
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Blast

The exhaust steam from an engine, driving a column of air out of a boiler chimney, and thus creating an intense draught through the fire; also, any draught produced by the blast.
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Blast

An explosion, especially for the purpose of destroying a mass of rock, etc.
Arc blast
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Blast

An explosive charge for blasting.
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Blast

A loud, sudden sound.
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Blast

A sudden, pernicious effect, as if by a noxious wind, especially on animals and plants; a blight.
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Blast

A good time; an enjoyable moment.
We had a blast at the party last night.
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Blast

(marketing) A promotional message sent to an entire mailing list.
An e-mail blast; a fax blast
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Blast

A flatulent disease of sheep.
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Blast

(cytology) An immature or undifferentiated cell (e.g., lymphoblast, myeloblast).
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Blast

(transitive) To make an impression on, by making a loud blast or din.
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Blast

(intransitive) To make a loud noise.
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Blast

(transitive) To shatter, as if by an explosion.
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Blast

(transitive) To open up a hole in, usually by means of a sudden and imprecise method (such as an explosion).
Blast right through it.
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Blast

(transitive) To curse; to damn.
Blast it! Foiled again.
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Blast

To shoot, especially with an energy weapon (as opposed to one which fires projectiles).
Chewbacca blasted the Stormtroopers with his laser rifle.
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Blast

(soccer) To shoot; kick the ball in hope of scoring a goal.
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Blast

To criticize or reprimand severely; to verbally discipline or punish.
My manager suddenly blasted me yesterday for being a little late to work for five days in a row, because I was never getting myself up on time.
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Blast

(transitive) To bring destruction or ruin on; to destroy.
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Blast

(transitive) To blight or wither.
A cold wind blasted the rose plants.
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Blast

To be blighted or withered.
The bud blasted in the blossom.
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Blast

To blow, for example on a trumpet.
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Blast

To run a nucleotide sequence (for nucleic acids) or an amino acid sequence (for proteins) through a BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool).
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Blast

To show displeasure or disappointment: damn
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Blast

A violent gust of wind.
And see where surly Winter passes off,Far to the north, and calls his ruffian blasts;His blasts obey, and quit the howling hill.
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Blast

A forcible stream of air from an orifice, as from a bellows, the mouth, etc. Hence: The continuous blowing to which one charge of ore or metal is subjected in a furnace; as, to melt so many tons of iron at a blast.
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Blast

The exhaust steam from and engine, driving a column of air out of a boiler chimney, and thus creating an intense draught through the fire; also, any draught produced by the blast.
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Blast

The sound made by blowing a wind instrument; strictly, the sound produces at one breath.
One blast upon his bugle hornWere worth a thousand men.
The blast of triumph o'er thy grave.
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Blast

A sudden, pernicious effect, as if by a noxious wind, especially on animals and plants; a blight.
By the blast of God they perish.
Virtue preserved from fell destruction's blast.
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Blast

The act of rending, or attempting to rend, heavy masses of rock, earth, etc., by the explosion of gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; also, the charge used for this purpose.
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Blast

A flatulent disease of sheep.
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Blast

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.
Seven thin ears, and blasted with the east wind.
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Blast

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.
I'll cross it, though it blast me.
Blasted with excess of light.
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Blast

To confound by a loud blast or din.
Trumpeters,With brazen din blast you the city's ear.
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Blast

To rend open by any explosive agent, as gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; to shatter; as, to blast rocks.
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Blast

To be blighted or withered; as, the bud blasted in the blossom.
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Blast

To blow; to blow on a trumpet.
Toke his blake trumpe fasteAnd gan to puffen and to blaste.
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Blast

A long and hard-hit fly ball
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Blast

A sudden very loud noise
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Blast

A strong current of air;
The tree was bent almost double by the gust
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Blast

An explosion (as of dynamite)
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Blast

A highly pleasurable or exciting experience;
We had a good time at the party
Celebrating after the game was a blast
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Blast

Intense adverse criticism;
Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party
The government has come under attack
Don't give me any flak
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Blast

Make a strident sound;
She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone
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Blast

Hit hard;
He smashed a 3-run homer
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Blast

Use explosives on;
The enemy has been shelling us all day
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