BLAST

Bell Labs Layered Space Time + Blocked Asynchronous Transmission (protocol) [Communications Research Group]

Blast

A plant disease similar to blight.

blast

  1. a long and hard-hit fly ball
  2. a sudden very loud noise
  3. a strong current of air
  4. an explosion (as of dynamite)
  5. intense adverse criticism

BLAST

In bioinformatics, BLAST for Basic Local Alignment Search Tool is an algorithm for comparing primary biological sequence information, such as the amino-acid sequences of different proteins or the nucleotides of DNA sequences. A BLAST search enables a researcher to compare a query sequence with a library or database of sequences, and identify libra...
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Blast

(also 'blast shot, explosion, explosion shot') a shot that removes a large amount of sand or earth i
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blast

(blast) an immature stage in cellular development before appearance of the definitive characteristics of the cell; used also as a word termination, as in ameloblast and trophoblast. blast cell. the wave of air pressure produced by the detonation of high-explosive bombs or shells or by other e...
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blast

(from the article `plant disease`) Low winter temperatures and late spring or early fall freezes cause blasting (sudden death) of leaf and flower buds or sudden blighting ...
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blast

[n] - an explosion (as of dynamite) 2. [n] - a long and hard-hit fly ball 3. [v] - make a strident sound 4. [v] - use explosives on
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Blast

• (v. t.) To rend open by any explosive agent, as gunpowder, dynamite, etc.; to shatter; as, to blast rocks. • (n.) A flatulent disease of sheep. • (n.) A violent gust of wind. • (n.) The exhaust steam from and engine, driving a column of air out of a boiler chimney, and thus creating an intense draught through the fire; also, a...
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blast

noun a very long fly ball
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Blast

[magazine] Blast was the short-lived literary magazine of the Vorticist movement in Britain. Two editions were published: the first on 2 July 1914 (dated 20 June 1914, but publication was delayed) and published with uncharacteristic and shockingly bright pink cover art, referred to by Ezra Pound as the `great MAGENTA cover`d opusculus`; and...
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BLAST

[protocol] BLAST (BLocked ASynchronous Transmission), like XMODEM, is a communications protocol designed for file transfer over asynchronous communication ports and dial-up modems that achieved some popularity during the 1980s. Reflecting its status as a de facto standard for such transfers, BLAST, along with XMODEM, was briefly under offic...
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BLAST

[telescope] The Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (BLAST) is a submillimeter telescope that hangs from a high altitude balloon. It has a 2 meter primary mirror that directs light into bolometer arrays operating at 250, 350, and 500 µm. These arrays were developed for the SPIRE instrument on the Herschel Space Observatory...
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Blast

[U.S. magazine] Blast: Proletarian Short Stories was a short-lived literary magazine, published in the Bronx from 1933 to 1934. The magazine was edited by Fred Miller, described by his friend William Carlos Williams as then being `out of employment: a tool designer living precariously over a garage in Brooklyn. William Carlos Williams contr...
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Blast

Blast (blȧst) noun [ Anglo-Saxon blǣst a puff of wind, a blowing; akin to Icelandic blāstr , Old High German blāst , and from a verb akin to Icelandic blāsa to blow, Old High German blâsan , Goth. blēsan (in comp.); a...
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Blast

Blast intransitive verb 1. To be blighted or withered; as, the bud blasted in the blossom. 2. To blow; to blow on a trumpet. [ Obsolete] « Toke his blake trumpe faste And gan to puffen and to blaste . Chaucer. »
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Blast

Blast transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Blasted ; present participle & verbal noun Blasting .] 1. To injure, as by a noxious wind; to cause to wither; to stop or check the growth of, and prevent from fruit-bearing, by s...
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blast

1. <biology, suffix> A suffix or terminal formative, used principally in biological terms, and signifying growth or formation. An immature precursor cell of the type indicated by the preceding word, for example; bioblast, epiblast, mesoblast, etc. ... 2. A violent gust of wind. A forcible stream of air from an orifice, as from a bellows, the ...
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Blast

a bunker shot that sends the ball, and accompanying sand, (hopefully) onto the green. Also known as an "explosion".
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Blast

A computer program that identifies homologous (similar) genes in different organisms, such as human,
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BLAST

A computer program that identifies homologous (similar) genes in different organisms, such as human, fruit fly, or nematode.
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Blast

A kind of shot which results in lot of sand flying, along with the ball out of the bunker of a sand trap is called a blast. Blast Out is another name for blast.
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blast

A shot that takes a large amount of sand with it when hitting out of a sand trap. An explosion shot. An aggressive shot. A powerful drive.
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blast

An immature blood cell.
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Blast

Blast is slang for a party or celebration.
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