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
a torch or lamp, as a blowtorch or a lamp for lampworking, in which the flame is fed by an air or oxygen blast. Historical Examples For Jacinta Harold Bindloss Laboratory Manual of Glass-Blowing Francis C. Frary The Girl From Keller’s Harold Bindloss Northwest! Harold Bindloss
a sudden and violent gust of wind: Wintry blasts chilled us to the marrow. the blowing of a trumpet, whistle, etc.: One blast of the siren was enough to clear the street. a loud, sudden sound or noise: The radio let out an awful blast before I could turn it off. a forcible stream of […]
a tumor originating from undifferentiated embryonic cells and having little or no connective tissue. noun (pl) -mata, -mas (pathol) a tumour composed of embryonic tissue that has not yet developed a specialized function (in combination): neuroblastoma
a violent propagating disturbance, produced by an explosion in air, that consists of an abrupt rise in pressure followed by a drop in pressure to or below atmospheric pressure.