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Related to blistery: vesication
a. A local swelling of the skin that contains watery fluid and is caused by burning or irritation.
b. A similar swelling on a plant.
a. A raised bubble, as on a painted or laminated surface.
b. A rounded, bulging, usually transparent structure, such as one used for observation on certain aircraft or for display and protection of packaged products.
v. blis·tered, blis·ter·ing, blis·ters
1. To cause a blister to form on.
2. To reprove harshly.
To break out in or as if in blisters.
[Middle English, probably from Old French blestre, of Germanic origin.]
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|Adj.||1.||blistery - hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters; "blistering sun"|
hot - used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead"
|2.||blistery - covered with small blisters |
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
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