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Blister - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Blister' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Blister [ n.]
- A vesicle of the skin, containing watery matter or serum, whether occasioned by a burn or other injury, or by a vesicatory; a collection of serous fluid causing a bladderlike elevation of the cuticle.
- Any elevation made by the separation of the film or skin, as on plants; or by the swelling of the substance at the surface, as on steel.
- A vesicatory; a plaster of Spanish flies, or other matter, applied to raise a blister.
2 . Blister [ v. i.]
- To be affected with a blister or blisters; to have a blister form on.
3 . Blister [ v. t.]
- To raise a blister or blisters upon.
- To give pain to, or to injure, as if by a blister.

Meaning of 'Blister' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . blister [ v]
Meaning (1):
- get blistered
Example in sentence:
  • Her feet blistered during the long hike
Meaning (2):
- subject to harsh criticism
Example in sentence:
  • the professor scaled the students;
  • The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday;
  • your invectives scorched the community
Meaning (3):
- cause blisters to form on
Example in sentence:
  • the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet