a sudden strong movement of wind or air
an explosion, or the very strong movement of air that it causes
Thirty-six people died in the blast.
bomb/shotgun/nuclear etc blast
A bomb blast completely destroyed the building.
a sudden very loud noise, especially one made by a whistle or horn
a long trumpet blast
as powerfully or loudly as possible:
I had the gas fire going full blast.
The radio was on at full blast.
an enjoyable and exciting experience:
The concert was a blast.
We had a blast at the fair.
a sudden strong expression of a powerful emotion
She was totally unprepared for the blast of criticism she received.
something from the past that you remember, see, or hear again, and that reminds you of that time in your life:
That's a blast from the past. No one has called me that for years.