Definition of Blasting

1. Adjective. Causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin. "A ruinous war"

Exact synonyms: Ruinous
Similar to: Destructive



2. Adjective. Unpleasantly loud and penetrating. "Shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"
Exact synonyms: Blaring
Similar to: Loud

Definition of Blasting

1. n. A blast; destruction by a blast, or by some pernicious cause.

Definition of Blasting

1. Verb. (present participle of blast) ¹

2. Noun. A planned explosion, as in mining. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blasting

1. the act of one that blasts [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blasting

blastematic
blastemic
blaster
blasters
blastic
blasticidin
blasticidin S-acetyltransferase
blasticidin S deaminase
blasticidins
blastide
blastides
blastie
blastier
blasties
blastiest
blasting (current term)
blasting cap
blasting gelatin
blastings
blastment
blastments
blasto-
blastocarpous
blastocele
blastoceles
blastocelic
blastocladiella
blastocle
blastocoel
blastocoele

Literary usage of Blasting

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1. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"PE Soc. W. Pa., vol. 1, p. 164. 12 pages. I. DRILLING AND blasting AT ... SOME RECENT EXPERIMENTS IN blasting WITH COMPRESSED CARTRIDGES. By W. Blakemore. ..."

2. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1909)
"blasting, What Amounts to.—An ordinance purporting to impose regulations for the blasting of ... A partner in the general supervision of blasting in a city, ..."

3. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1912)
"1333 TESTS OF A SAND-blasting MACHINE By Wm. T. ... and cleanliness of the sand, and the number of times it lias been previously used for sand-blasting; ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1882)
"blasting WITH LIME.—A new and ingenious method of blasting has lately ... This method is of course inapplicable for the blasting of "hard and compact rocks. ..."

5. Commentaries on the Law of Torts: A Philosophic Discussion of the General by Edgar Benton Kinkead (1903)
"blasting—Doctrines of contributory negligence applicable. ... blasting—Of the Right to Engage in Work of. Liability for injuries to the person resulting in ..."

6. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"PE Soc. W. Pa., vol. 1, p. 164. 12 pages. I. DRILLING AND blasting AT ... SOME RECENT EXPERIMENTS IN blasting WITH COMPRESSED CARTRIDGES. By W. Blakemore. ..."

7. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1909)
"blasting, What Amounts to.—An ordinance purporting to impose regulations for the blasting of ... A partner in the general supervision of blasting in a city, ..."

8. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1912)
"1333 TESTS OF A SAND-blasting MACHINE By Wm. T. ... and cleanliness of the sand, and the number of times it lias been previously used for sand-blasting; ..."

9. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1882)
"blasting WITH LIME.—A new and ingenious method of blasting has lately ... This method is of course inapplicable for the blasting of "hard and compact rocks. ..."

10. Commentaries on the Law of Torts: A Philosophic Discussion of the General by Edgar Benton Kinkead (1903)
"blasting—Doctrines of contributory negligence applicable. ... blasting—Of the Right to Engage in Work of. Liability for injuries to the person resulting in ..."

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