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blister (n.)

c. 1300, "thin vesicle on the skin containing watery matter," perhaps via Old French blestre "blister, lump, bump," from a Scandinavian source (compare Old Norse blastr "a blowing," dative blæstri "swelling"), or from Middle Dutch blyster "swelling;" all perhaps from PIE *bhlei- "to blow, swell," extension of root *bhel- (2) "to blow, swell."

blister (v.)

late 15c., "to become covered in blisters;," 1540s, "to raise blisters on," from blister (n.). Related: Blistered; blistering.

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Definitions of blister
1
blister (v.)
get blistered;
Her feet blistered during the long hike
Synonyms: vesicate
blister (v.)
subject to harsh criticism;
The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday
Synonyms: scald / whip
blister (v.)
cause blisters to form on;
the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet
2
blister (n.)
a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint);
blister (n.)
(botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin;
blister (n.)
(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid;
Synonyms: bulla / bleb
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