blister

  • 141blister pack — noun another term for bubble pack …

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  • 142blister beetle — blis′ter bee tle n. ent any of various beetles of the family Meloidae, many of which produce a secretion capable of blistering the skin • Etymology: 1810–20 …

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  • 143blister copper — blis′ter cop per n. mel a matte of impure copper with a blistered surface caused by the escape of gas during solidification • Etymology: 1860–65 …

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  • 144blister pack — blis′ter pack n. cvb a package with a clear plastic overlay affixed to a cardboard backing for protecting and displaying a product • Etymology: 1950–55 …

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  • 145blister rust — blis′ter rust n. ppa a disease, esp. of white pines, characterized by cankers and in the spring by blisters on the stems, caused by a rust fungus of the genus Cronartium[/ex] • Etymology: 1915–20 …

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  • 146blister copper — /ˈblɪstə kɒpə/ (say blistuh kopuh) noun an impure intermediate product in the refining of copper, produced by blowing copper matter into a converter. Large blisters form on the cast surface during the liberation of SO2 and other gases …

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  • 147blister gas — /ˈblɪstə gæs/ (say blistuh gas) noun Chemical Warfare a poison gas that burns or blisters the tissues of the body …

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  • 148blister pearl — /ˈblɪstə pɜl/ (say blistuh perl) noun a pearl of irregular shape growing on the oyster s inner shell. See mabe pearl …

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  • 149blister pack — / blɪstə pæk/, bubble pack / bʌb(ə)l pæk/ noun a type of packing where the item for sale is covered with a stiff plastic cover sealed to a card backing …

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  • 150blister beetle — noun beetle that produces a secretion that blisters the skin • Syn: ↑meloid • Hypernyms: ↑beetle • Hyponyms: ↑oil beetle, ↑Spanish fly • Member Holonyms: ↑ …

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  • 151blister copper — noun an impure form of copper having a black blistered surface • Hypernyms: ↑copper, ↑Cu, ↑atomic number 29 …

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  • 152blister canker — noun : a disease of the apple tree caused by an ascomycetous fungus (Nummularia discreta) producing roughened and blackened cankers on the trunk and larger limbs called also apple pox …

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  • 153blister cone — noun : a small cone produced by the expansion and escape of gas or vapor from liquid lava …

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  • 154blister cress — noun : any of certain pungent cresses (especially of the genera Erysimum and Cheiranthus) …

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  • 155blister pearl — noun : a pearly excrescence on the inside of the shell of a mollusk (as the oyster) commonly enclosing a foreign body (as a bit of mud or a parasite) …

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  • 156blister spot — noun : a disease of the apple caused by a bacterium (Pseudomonas papulans) and characterized by dark brown blisters on the fruit and rough bark cankers on the limbs …

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  • 157blister steel — noun : crude steel formerly formed from wrought iron by cementation * * * Metall. steel produced from wrought iron by cementation in covered pots, having a blistered appearance because of the gases generated during the process. [1830 40] …

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  • 158blister agent — …

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  • 159Blood blister — Blister Blis ter, n. [OE.; akin to OD. bluyster, fr. the same root as blast, bladder, blow. See {Blow} to eject wind.] 1. A vesicle of the skin, containing watery matter or serum, whether occasioned by a burn or other injury, or by a vesicatory;… …

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  • 160Blood blister — A blood blister is a type of blister that forms when subdermal tissues and blood vessels are damaged without piercing the skin. It consists of a pool of lymph, blood and other bodily fluids trapped beneath the skin. If punctured, it suppurates a… …

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