Blasting

  • (adj): Causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin.
    Example: "The blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit"; "the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces"
    Synonyms: ruinous
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on blasting:

Abrasive Blasting - Safety
... Cleaning operations using abrasive blasting can present risks for workers' health and safety, specifically in portable air blasting or blast room (booth) applications ... Although many abrasives used in blasting rooms are not hazardous in themselves, (steel shot and grit, cast iron, aluminum oxide, garnet, plastic abrasive ... Blasting rooms and portable blaster's equipment have been adapted to these dangers ...
Acción De Lucha Anti-Petrola - Efforts To Halt Exploration and Drilling By Harken Costa Rica Holdings - Background
... submitted by HCRH to conduct marine seismic reflection blasting ... Between October and December 1999, HCRH began using seismic reflection blasting to map possible oil reserves ... Such blasting was in derogation of a condition in the EIA that restricted blasting to the months of January and July, so as to minimize the impact on marine life ...
Abrasive Blasting
... Abrasive blasting is the operation of forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material against a surface under high pressure to smooth a rough surface, roughen a smooth surface, shape a surface, or remove ... A pressurized fluid, typically air, or a centrifugal wheel is used to propel the blasting material (often called the media) ... The first abrasive blasting process was patented by Benjamin Chew Tilghman on 18 October 1870 ...
Abrasive Blasting - Types - Bristle Blasting
... Bristle blasting, unlike other blasting methods, does not require a separate blast media ...
Abrasive Jet Machining
... machining (AJM), also known as abrasive micro-blasting, pencil blasting and micro-abrasive blasting, is an abrasive blasting machining process that uses abrasives propelled by a high ...

More definitions of "blasting":

  • (adj): Unpleasantly loud and penetrating.
    Example: "Shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"
    Synonyms: blaring