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  1. burstingadjective

    Urgently needing to urinate.

  2. burstingverb

    present participle of burst

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bursting

    of Burst


  1. Bursting

    Bursting is an extremely diverse general phenomenon of the activation patterns of neurons in the central nervous system and spinal cord where periods of rapid spiking are followed by quiescent, silent, periods. Bursting is thought to be important in the operation of robust central pattern generators, the transmission of neural codes, and some neuropathologies such as epilepsy. The study of bursting both directly and in how it takes part in other neural phenomena has been very popular since the beginnings of cellular neuroscience and is closely tied to the fields of neural synchronization, neural coding, plasticity, and attention. Observed bursts are named by the number of discrete action potentials they are composed of: a doublet is a two-spike burst, a triplet three and a quadruplet four. Neurons that are intrinsically prone to bursting behavior are referred to as bursters and this tendency to burst may be a product of the environment or the phenotype of the cell.

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  1. bursting

    The simplest method of bursting open strong gates is, to explode a bag of gunpowder containing 50 or 60 pounds suspended near the middle of the gate upon a nail or gimlet, by means of a small piece of port-fire inserted at the bottom, and well secured with twine.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bursting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bursting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of bursting in a Sentence

  1. Ray Nolte:

    People are scared and I think they are still reacting to the bursting of the asset bubble that happened in 2008, that is something that we think can take 10-15 years to work through.

  2. Kristen Sorensen:

    After the first couple times, your brain connects to HAL, and I could see I was moving my legs Kristen Sorensen, it was just incredible -- my heart was just bursting.

  3. James Litton:

    I was just filled with happiness. My chest was bursting with joy realizing that we had survived. We're alive! We're alive!

  4. Chesa Boudin:

    My heart is bursting, on the eve of my first child's birth, my dad -- who's been in prison nearly my entire life -- was granted clemency. He never intended harm, yet his crime devastated many families. My heart breaks for the families that can never get their loved ones back.

  5. Baby Lockwood:

    Julie Loving was an absolute rock star through a difficult delivery, the sacrifices Julie Loving took to bring this little slice of heaven into our world takes my breath away. Holding my daughter in my arms my heart is bursting. The feeling of how I would do absolutely anything needed for this child is radiating through me when I look at her, and reflects back on what Julie Loving did for me.

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