Blast or The Blast may refer to:
- Explosion, a rapid increase in volume and release of energy in an extreme manner
- Detonation, an exothermic front accelerating through a medium that eventually drives a shock front
Famous quotes containing the word blast:
“... able to
Mend measles, nag noses, blast blisters
And all day waste wordful girls
And war-boys, and all day
Say Oh God!”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“You know, if this is Venus, or some other strange planet, were liable to run into some high-domed characters with green blood in their veins wholl blast at us with their atomic death rayguns, and there well be with thesethese poor old-fashioned shootin irons.”
—Edward L. Bernds (b. 1911)
“What if theres nothing up there at the top?
Where are the captains that govern mankind?
What tears down a tree that has nothing within it?
A blast of wind, O a marching wind,
March wind, and any old tune,
March march and how does it run.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)