New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: blast out · blast pipe · blast off · blast · blasted · blaster · blasting · blatant · clastic · elastic
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blast

noun
verb
interjection
phrases
noun
1 noun explosionpléasc fem2  c m ua bomb blast pléasc bhuamablast damage damáiste pléisce, damáiste ó phléasc 2 noun of air, heat, etcbleaist fem2  c m urois fem2  c m usiorradh masc1  c m usoinneán masc1a blast of wind rois ghaoithe, soinneán gaoithe
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3 noun of soundpléasc fem2  c m ublosc masc1  c m ua loud blast of noise tormán mór torainntrumpet blast blosc trumpa 4 noun of emotionracht masc3  c m uspadhar masc1  c m utaom masc3  c m ua sudden blast of anger racht tobann feirge 5 noun fun what a blast! a leithéid de chraic!, a leithéid de spraoi! we had a blast bhí an-spraoi againn, bhí craic ar dóigh againn
verb
6 verb with bomb, gun, etc
TRANSITIVEséid verb  c m upléasc verb  c m uthe bridge was blasted into the air séideadh an droichead san aer
INTRANSITIVEpléasc verb  c m uséid verb  c m uhe took out the gun and started blasting thóg sé amach an gunna agus thosaigh ag séideadh
7 verb hole, crater, etc TRANSITIVEpléasc verb  c m ubleaisteáil familiar verbthe explosion blasted a hole in the wall d'fhág an phléasc poll sa bhalla, chuir an phléasc poll sa bhalla to blast your way into a place (also to blast a way into a place) do shlí a réabadh isteach in áit 8 verb (of rain, wind, etc) hit with great force INTRANSITIVEséid verb  c m uréab verb  c m uthe rain was blasting into my face bhí an bháisteach ag séideadh isteach san aghaidh orm, bhí an fhearthainn do mo lascadh san éadan 9 verb cause (rain, wind, etc) to hit with great force TRANSITIVEséid verb  c m uréab verb  c m u 10 verb SPOR ball TRANSITIVErop verb  c m uraspar a bhualadh arteannadh a chur leshe blasted the ball into the net bháigh sí an liathróid san eangach, thug sí raspar de chic den liathróid isteach san eangach 11 verb in order to destroy informal TRANSITIVEscrios verb  c m umaraigh verb  c m uhe blasted the tumour with drugs thriail sé an siad a mharú le drugaí, chaoch sé an siad le drugaí 12 verb make noise (with)
INTRANSITIVEbheith ag séideadhblosc a theacht ascar horns blasted bhí buinneáin charranna á séideadh
TRANSITIVEséid verb  c m ublosc a bhaint asto blast the horn an buinneán a shéideadh
13 verb strongly criticise, object
TRANSITIVEcáin go géartabhair faoi PhrV  c m uscalladh a thabhairt dothey blasted the spending cuts as too severe cháin siad na ciorruithe as iad a bheith ródhian
INTRANSITIVE'What utter rubbish,' he blasted. 'A leithéid d'amaidí,' a dúirt sé go cáinteach.
14 verb damn informal TRANSITIVEthe devil blast you! go dté tú i dtigh diabhail!, d'anam don diabhal!, damnú ort!, léan léir ort!
interjection
15 (also blast it) interjection damn informaldamnú air!mo dhiomú air!mo sheacht míle mallacht air!ciorrú air!
phrases

a blast from the past

informalthat music was a blast from the past thug an ceol sin siar ar bhóithrín na smaointe mé, chuir an ceol sin na seanlaethanta i gcuimhne dom

full blast

(also

at full blast

) 1 very loudlyhe turned up the music full blast d'ardaigh sé an ceol chomh hard in Éirinn agus a d'fhéadfadh sé 2 at maximum powerfaoi lán seoilfaoi racht seoilthe heating was on full blast bhí an teas air chomh hard agus a ghabhfadh sé 3 (with) maximum energyar do bhiondaar do mhíle dícheallwe'll give it full blast cuirfimid ár gcroí agus ár n-anam ann, déanfaimid ár míle dícheall