blast from the past
phrasal a striking reminder of an earlier time ; something that excites nostalgia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Blast from the Past — may refer to:* Blast from the Past (film) (1999), a romantic comedy filmIn literature:* Blast from the Past (novel) (1998), a suspense novel by Ben Elton * Blast from the Past (1997), a James Bond short story by Raymond BensonTelevision… …   Wikipedia

  • blast from the past — informal : something that reminds you of an earlier time Hearing that old song again was a real blast from the past. • • • Main Entry: ↑blast blast from the past see ↑blast, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑past …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blast from the Past — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Eve und der letzte Gentleman Originaltitel: Blast from the Past Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1999 Länge: 98:31 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • blast from the past — noun something or someone that returns after an absence, especially the broadcasting of an oldie record that has not been aired for some time …   Wiktionary

  • Blast from the Past (novel) — Infobox Book name = Blast from the Past title orig = translator = image caption = author = Ben Elton illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Suspense novel publisher = Bantam Press (UK)Delacorte… …   Wikipedia

  • Blast from the Past (film) — Infobox Film name = Blast from the Past caption = cinematic poster director = Hugh Wilson producer = Sunil Perkash Claire Rudnick Polstein Amanda Stern writer = Bill Kelly Hugh Wilson starring = Brendan Fraser Alicia Silverstone Christopher… …   Wikipedia

  • Blast from the Past (Veronica Mars) — Infobox Television episode Caption = Wallace confronting his mother about Nathan Woods. Title = Blast from the Past Series = Veronica Mars Season = 2 Episode = 5 Airdate = October 26, 2005 Production = 2T7205 Writer = Phil Klemmer Cathy Belben… …   Wikipedia

  • (a) blast from the past — a blast from the past informal phrase someone you knew or something that existed in the past, that suddenly appears again or that you are reminded of again Hearing that song again was a real blast from the past. Thesaurus: memory and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a blast from the past — (informal) An enjoyably nostalgic experience or thing • • • Main Entry: ↑blast * * * informal something forcefully nostalgic a request for a real old blast from the past …   Useful english dictionary

  • a blast from the past — informal someone you knew or something that existed in the past, that suddenly appears again or that you are reminded of again Hearing that song again was a real blast from the past …   English dictionary

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