blister

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  • Info A blister is a small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin, typically caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure or infection. more...
  • They made a blister upon my spirit as well as upon my hands. Cited from Eben Holden, by Irving Bacheller
  • I made him show me his hands again, and this time they were blistered. Cited from The Broken Road, by A. E. W. Mason
  • In some cases, these blisters can cover a significant area of the skin.
  • The poor people in some countries use them instead of blisters, when they are sick. Cited from McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader, by William Holmes McGuffey
  • From the way you walk I can see that this is blister day. Cited from The Slowcoach, by E. V. Lucas
  • Blisters formed on their skin, while all the water in their blood seemed to dry up. Cited from A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay
  • One said he would, and another said his feet were blistered. Cited from Robert Falconer, by George MacDonald
  • They need to be covered from the air, if the blister is broken. Cited from The Child's Day, by Woods Hutchinson
  • She suffered severe blistering of the feet but was determined not to miss out any miles.
  • They said they were well paid for their long walk, though they should work the next day with blistered feet. Cited from A Woman's Life-Work, by Laura S. Haviland
  • He also suffered from blisters on his feet and a fever during training.
  • Your skin's your own: you can blister it if you like. Cited from The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They established the stations to escape the blistering heat of the long Indian summer.
  • His face is beginning to show signs of blistering, possibly from its effects.
  • Our men did fight the fire until their hands were blistered, yet came those balls of fire. Cited from The Coming of the King, by Bernie Babcock
  • I suppose it's this blistering heat and the long distance between stations. Cited from Bert Wilson in the Rockies, by J. W. Duffield
  • Their early season form was blistering and, by early May, they sat top of the table.
  • In his third start, he was removed because of blisters on his finger.
  • The game was played under blistering heat and neither side created many chances.
  • The red and gold cover was blistered, and its fine color had almost disappeared. Cited from Dorothy Dainty's Gay Times, by Amy Brooks
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Meaning of blister

  • noun A flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)
  • noun (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin
  • noun (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
  • verb Get blistered
    Her feet blistered during the long hike
  • 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
  • verb Cause blisters to form on
    the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet