blaster vs chargeman what difference

what is difference between blaster and chargeman


Alternative forms

  • (science fiction weapon): blastor


blast +‎ -er


  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈblɑːs.tə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈblæs.tɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːstə(r)
  • Rhymes: -æstə(ɹ)


blaster (plural blasters)

  1. Anything that, or anyone who blasts.
  2. A device to detonate an explosive, often consisting of a box with a handle to be pressed down.
  3. (science fiction) An unspecified powerful hand weapon, usually one that fires an energy pulse or beam.
  4. (golf, slang) A sand wedge.
    • 1948, Henry Cotton, This Game of Golf (page 119)
      The “blaster” type of club has been blamed for doing its share in making golf courses look ridiculous, []
    • 1962, Gary Player, Golf Secrets (page 61)
      The person who has a sand wedge – the blaster – for these shots has a distinct advantage.


  • (science fiction weapon): energy weapon, ray gun

Coordinate terms

  • (science fiction weapon): death ray, phaser

Derived terms

  • ghetto blaster


  • Alberts, Balters, Bartels, Bartles, Stabler, Tablers, balters, bralets, labrets, reblast, stabler, tablers



charge +‎ -man


chargeman (plural chargemen)

  1. A worker who is in charge; the leader.
    • 2015, Nicholas Whittaker, Platform Souls: The Trainspotter as 20th-Century Hero
      Nose around any modest-sized station and the odds are you’ll find that the chargeman’s office doubles as a bashers’ club, a place where shivering spotters can get warm and catch up on the gen.

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