ADJ. huge, powerful | bomb, nuclear, shotgun
BLAST + VERB hit sth, rip through sth, rock sth A huge bomb blast rocked central London last night.
PREP. in a/the ~ Twenty people were killed in the blast.
2 sudden rush of air/wind
ADJ. hot, icy She felt an icy blast of air.
PREP. ~ of a blast of cold air
3 sudden loud sound
ADJ. long | short | shrill
VERB + BLAST give
PREP. ~ on He gave a short blast on his trumpet.