Definition of Blast off

1. Verb. Launch with great force. "The rockets were blasted off"

Generic synonyms: Launch
Derivative terms: Blastoff



Definition of Blast off

1. Verb. (idiomatic intransitive) to begin ascent under rocket power ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blast Off

blasphemous
blasphemously
blasphemousness
blasphemy
blast
blast-off
blast away
blast beat
blast cell
blast crisis
blast from the past
blast furnace
blast furnaces
blast injuries
blast injury
blast off (current term)
blast phase
blast transformation
blast trauma
blast wave
blastable
blasted
blastedly
blastemal
blastemas
blastemata
blastematic
blastemic
blaster

Literary usage of Blast off

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1. The Autobiography of John Fritz by John Fritz (1911)
"I now paid close attention to the two keepers to see how they worked the furnace and how long each of them had the blast off. I soon found out that Collins ..."

2. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1895)
"blast off. 2.15.—Gentle blast on, to have gradual cooling. 4.—blast off. Cooled in furnace until the following morning. Results.—The crucible was corroded ..."

3. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"In all other previous cases, however, the explosions have apparently occurred after "blast-off." Such losses have not been included in the NFPA large loss ..."

4. The Never-Bored Kid Book 2, Ages 5-6by Jill Norris by Jill Norris (2006)
"Start with ' Picture of a stack of pancakes. Picture of 12345 6 7 8 9 10 blast off! ^- Draw a rocket Count down to blast off Page 37 Write the words Color ..."

5. Clues to Comprehension, Grades 1-2 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishing (2002)
"O 6 blast off! Choose the best word to complete this sentence: Astronauts can blast off to the clouds Earth Moon Circle the word that does not rhyme with ..."

6. All Aboard for Space: Introducing Space to Youngsters (1995)
"Spacecraft have to blast-off in good weather and it must be predicted that the weather will be good upon reentry. Depending on weather conditions the ..."

7. The Autobiography of John Fritz by John Fritz (1911)
"I now paid close attention to the two keepers to see how they worked the furnace and how long each of them had the blast off. I soon found out that Collins ..."

8. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1895)
"blast off. 2.15.—Gentle blast on, to have gradual cooling. 4.—blast off. Cooled in furnace until the following morning. Results.—The crucible was corroded ..."

9. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"In all other previous cases, however, the explosions have apparently occurred after "blast-off." Such losses have not been included in the NFPA large loss ..."

10. The Never-Bored Kid Book 2, Ages 5-6by Jill Norris by Jill Norris (2006)
"Start with ' Picture of a stack of pancakes. Picture of 12345 6 7 8 9 10 blast off! ^- Draw a rocket Count down to blast off Page 37 Write the words Color ..."

11. Clues to Comprehension, Grades 1-2 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishing (2002)
"O 6 blast off! Choose the best word to complete this sentence: Astronauts can blast off to the clouds Earth Moon Circle the word that does not rhyme with ..."

12. All Aboard for Space: Introducing Space to Youngsters (1995)
"Spacecraft have to blast-off in good weather and it must be predicted that the weather will be good upon reentry. Depending on weather conditions the ..."

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