Definitions for eruptɪˈrʌpt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to burst forth:
Molten lava erupted from the volcano.
(of a volcano, geyser, etc.) to eject matter.
to break out of a pent-up state, usu. in a sudden and violent manner.
to break out, as in a skin rash.
(of teeth) to grow through surrounding hard and soft tissues and become visible in the mouth.
(v.t.)to release violently; burst forth with.
(of a volcano, geyser, etc.) to eject (matter).
Origin of erupt:
1650–60; < L ēruptus, ptp. of ērumpere to burst out
erupt, break out(verb)
"After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out(verb)
erupt or intensify suddenly
"Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate(verb)
start to burn or burst into flames
"Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
erupt, come out, break through, push through(verb)
"The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
erupt, belch, extravasate(verb)
become active and spew forth lava and rocks
"Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
break, burst, erupt(verb)
force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
"break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
appear on the skin
"A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
erupt, recrudesce, break out(verb)
become raw or open
"He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
(of a volcano) to throw out lava, steam, etc.
***The volcano erupted during the night.
to happen suddenly and with force
Cheers erupted from the crowd.; a volcanic eruption; the eruption of violence in the capital
to violently eject
the volcano erupted, spewing lava across a wide area
to spontaneously release pressure or tension
the crowd erupted in anger
to cause to burst forth; to eject; as, to erupt lava
Translations for erupt
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of a volcano) to throw out lava etc
When did Mount Etna last erupt?; The demonstration started quietly but suddenly violence erupted.
- يَثور، يَتَفَجَّرArabic
- entrar em erupçãoPortuguese (BR)
- soptit; propuknoutCzech
- bryde ud; opståDanish
- εκρήγνυμαι, ξεσπώGreek
- entrar en erupciónSpanish
- فوران کردنFarsi
- faireéruption, exploserFrench
- फूट निकल आनाHindi
- eruptirati. buknuti, probitiCroatian
- kitör (vulkán)Hungarian
- gjósa, þeyta uppIcelandic
- eruttare, esplodereItalian
- išsiveržti, prasiveržtiLithuanian
- izlauzties; (par vulkānu) izvirstLatvian
- bryte ut, ha utbruddNorwegian
- فوران کردنPersian
- راخوټېدنه، دارى وهنه، په زور راوتنه (لكه دچينې يا داورغور روانېدنه، راماتېدنه، پار ېدنه، دپوټكى په سرددانو يا داغوپيداكېدنهPashto
- entrar em erupçãoPortuguese
- a erupe; a izbucniRomanian
- извергать(ся); прорыватьсяRussian
- soptiť, vybuchnúťSlovak
- ha utbrott, bryta utSwedish
- ระเบิด; ปะทุThai
- patlamak, püskür(t)mekTurkish
- 噴發Chinese (Trad.)
- پھوٹ پڑناUrdu
- phun (núi lửa)Vietnamese
- 喷发Chinese (Simp.)
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