1. causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin
- 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
2. unpleasantly loud and penetrating
- shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio
1. A planned explosion, as in mining.
2. The act by which something is blasted, or blighted.
1. present participle of blast