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Definition of blister verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    blister

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈblɪstər//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blister
     
    he / she / it blisters
     
    past simple blistered
     
    -ing form blistering
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to form blisters; to make something form blisters His skin was beginning to blister. blister something Her face had been blistered by the sun.
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] blister (something) when a surface blisters or something blisters it, it swells and cracks
  3. 3 [transitive] blister somebody to criticize someone strongly
  4.  
    adjective cracked and blistered skin blistered paintwork
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