Definition of blaster in English:

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blaster

noun

1A person or thing that emits or uses blasts: blasters were paid according to how much rock they broke
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  • More-powerful blasters with larger powder-storage tanks have made it viable to process larger areas.
  • This application benefits from the larger power and capacity of modern blasters because it is a volume process.
  • A blaster can be used to clean tooling employed in the tubing extrusion process.
1.1(In science fiction) a gunlike weapon that can destroy something solid, typically using light or sound energy: don’t try to stand in the way of laser blasters where was a super sonic death ray blaster gun when you needed one?
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  • You have eight useable guns alongside your trusty blaster.
  • In the case of the blaster, its single-shot functionality is supplemented by a rapid-fire ability.
  • These water blasters are vastly more potent than the toy squirt guns of the same name.
1.2A move in which a ball is kicked or struck forcefully: he let fly with a 35-yard blaster
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  • Their first attack saw a blaster of a shot from Campbell grease the post on the wrong side and come back off the wall.
  • Moran redirected an O'Neill blaster that had been destined for the corner of the net.
  • A blaster by McCrudden ricocheted off a defender and out over the endline.
2A type of physical exercise intended to strengthen specific muscle groups: the glute blaster squats represent a total blaster for quads
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  • More effective ways to accomplish this would be with lunges, the butt blaster, and the hip extension machine.
  • Not only is this a great butt blaster, but it also works the abdominals and spine extensors..
  • Kickboxing and hiking are first-rate butt and calorie blasters.

Words that rhyme with blaster

caster, castor, faster, grandmaster, headmaster, master, pastor, plaster

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