ETYM AS. blaest a puff of wind, a blowing; akin to Icel. blâstr, Old High Germ. blâst, and from a verb akin to Icel. blâsa to blow, Old High Germ. blâsan, Goth. blęsan. Related to Blow to eject air.
1. (Baseball) A long and hard-hit fly ball.
2. An explosion (as of dynamite).
1. To make a strident sound; SYN. blare.
2. To use explosives on; SYN. strafe, shell.
See burn (definition 1).