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blast cleaning:see sandblastsandblast,
stream of sand or other abrasive particles driven by a jet of compressed air or water or by centrifugal force against a surface to clean or abrade it. When centrifugal force is used, the abrasives are whirled in a rapidly rotating device before being directed against
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blast cleaning[′blast ‚klēn·iŋ]
Any cleaning process in which an abrasive is directed at high velocity toward the surface being cleaned, for example, sand blasting.
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Any cleaning process, such as sandblasting, in which an abrasive is directed at the surface with high velocity.
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