a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)
(botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin
blister, bulla, bleb(verb)
(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
"Her feet blistered during the long hike"
blister, scald, whip(verb)
subject to harsh criticism
"The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
cause blisters to form on
"the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet"
To cause blisters to form.
To criticise severely.
To break out in blisters.
A bubble, as on a painted surface.
An enclosed pocket of air, which may be mixed with water or solvent vapor, trapped between impermeable layers of felt or between the membrane and substrate.
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It’s so ridiculous. There is no difference between this event and any one I’ve done in [ 39 ] years except the reporting, at every event I do about one half of 1 percent of the people get a hot spot or a blister.
This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never foughtShould contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native landNever to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.
This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought Should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land Never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.
[The Syrian government] has used chemicals against the opposition on multiple occasions since Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention. ISIL has also used toxic chemicals in Iraq andSyria, including the blister agent Sulfur mustard.
I thought it would be like getting back on the bike again, but it wasn’t, but I should progress faster this time. Still, my mobility feels very fragile. Before, I was young and healthy and fit and hearty. Now it takes one little blister or something not fitting well that takes me back again.
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- пришка, изприщвам се, мехурBulgarian
- blære, vableDanish
- Blase, Blasen werfen, kritisierenGerman
- ampolla, ámpulaSpanish
- rakko, rakkulaFinnish
- blâmer, ampoule, critiquer, cloquer, cloque, se couvrir d'ampoules, boursouflureFrench
- balgScottish Gaelic
- vescica, bollaItalian
- 水疱, 火脹れJapanese
- BloderLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- blister, blaartrekkend, blein, blaar, blaasjeDutch
- tóʼiiłtą́Navajo, Navaho
- волдырь, пузырь, мозоль, нарывRussian
- мехур, плик, plik, жуљ, žulj, mehurSerbo-Croatian
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