A destructive wave of highly compressed air spreading outward from an explosion. A strong gust of wind or air. A single loud note of a horn, whistle, or other noisemaking device. A severe reprimand. An enjoyable experience or lively party. Blow up or break apart (something solid) with explosives. Make or cause to make a loud continuous musical or other noise. Kick, strike, or throw (a ball) hard. (of a wind or other natural force) wither, shrivel, or blight (a plant). Expressing annoyance. Denoting an embryonic cell.