\blˈastɪd], \blˈastɪd], \b_l_ˈa_s_t_ɪ_d]\
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By Noah Webster.
Blast-pipe, the waste-steam pipe in locomotive engines, of prime importance in causing a greater draught in the fire-tubes and through the fire-grate; blast-furnace, a furance for smelting iron ore, & c., whose heat is vastly increased by air, generally heated, being forced into it by machinery-the air so introduced is called the blast.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.