Meaning of air blast in English:

air blast

Pronunciation /ˈɛː blɑːst/ /ˈɛː blast/


  • 1A blast of air; especially a powerful stream of air under pressure used for various technical purposes.

  • 2The shock wave of an exploding bomb, meteorite, etc., especially one that detonates while still in the air.


Early 19th century. From air + blast.