any undifferentiated or immature cell.
blast from the past
a large vertical furnace for smelting iron from ore, using coke as fuel: designed so as to direct a continuous blast of air through the fuel in order to obtain a high rate of combustion. Historical Examples Steel Charles Rumford Walker Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 3 Various Now It Can Be Told […]
noun the injection of liquid fuel directly into the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine using a blast of high-pressure air to atomize the spray of fuel Compare solid injection