blast area

blast area

[′blast ‚er·ē·ə]
(ordnance)
Area affected by the blast of an explosion.
Scorched area of ground around the muzzle of a gun, caused by repeated blasts.

blast area

The area in which the loading of explosives and the blasting operations take place.
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People were now running away from the blast area and he could see bodies staggering from the depths of the cloud, clothes shredded, white dust lending their features a macabre, spectral appearance.
Police had cordoned off the blast area on Wednesday morning and collected more evidence.
Images from the scene showed blood on the ground and several damaged vehicles, including the police mobile van and multiple motorcycles parked near the blast area.
An aerial view of the blast area showed a large swath of destruction in the industrial park, where multiple fires had initially raged.
During that same time period, sixty-eight miners were injured because they were within the "blast area" (the area in which rocks are expected to fly) during an explosion and thirty-two miners were injured by "fly rock" (rock or debris flung outside a blast range), according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.
This also allows access to the blast area for replacement of the wear plates.
I was knocked unconscious but when I opened my eyes there were bodies scattered all around the blast area."
Recovered from the blast area were pieces of orange polyvinyl chloride pipes and parts of the speedboats.
Scott Walker toured the blast area Wednesday evening, telling reporters at the news conference that the entire state was behind Abby Barr and her children.
Air blast is also not created as the rate of burning is approximately 350 m/s, with no shockwaves present during a blast allowing personnel to remain down in the mine during the operation and re-entry into the blast area within minutes.
A plume of grey smoke rose from the blast area in the city centre and buildings hundreds of metres away were shaken by the force of the explosion.
The main vibration frequencies of the blasting vibration in dolomite and shale at a distance of 50 m from the blast area are 25 and 14 Hz, respectively.