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Definition 1: an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for blockbuster in the sense of this definition

(blockbuster is a kind of ...) a conspicuous success

"that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career" "that new Broadway show is a real smasher" "the party went with a bang"

(blockbuster is used in the usage domain ...) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Definition 2: a large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block) - [noun denoting artifact]

(blockbuster is a kind of ...) a large bomb (500 to 2,000 pounds that is 50% explosive) whose explosion creates a blast and whose metal casing creates some fragmentation effect

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