What does eruption mean?

Definitions for eruption
ɪˈrʌp ʃənerup·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. volcanic eruption, eruption(noun)

    the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material

  2. eruption(noun)

    symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible

  3. eruption, eructation, extravasation(noun)

    (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)

  4. outbreak, eruption, irruption(noun)

    a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)

    "the outbreak of hostilities"

  5. bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam(noun)

    a sudden very loud noise

  6. eruption(noun)

    the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum

Wiktionary

  1. eruption(Noun)

    a violent ejection, such as the spurting out of lava from a volcano

  2. eruption(Noun)

    a sudden release of pressure or tension

    there was an eruption of joy at the final whistle

  3. eruption(Noun)

    an infection of the skin resulting in a rash or blemishing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eruption(noun)

    the act of breaking out or bursting forth; as: (a) A violent throwing out of flames, lava, etc., as from a volcano of a fissure in the earth's crust. (b) A sudden and overwhelming hostile movement of armed men from one country to another. Milton. (c) A violent commotion

    Etymology: [L. eruptio, fr. erumpere, eruptum, to break out; e out + rumpere, to break: cf. F. ruption. See Rupture.]

  2. Eruption(noun)

    that which bursts forth

    Etymology: [L. eruptio, fr. erumpere, eruptum, to break out; e out + rumpere, to break: cf. F. ruption. See Rupture.]

  3. Eruption(noun)

    a violent exclamation; ejaculation

    Etymology: [L. eruptio, fr. erumpere, eruptum, to break out; e out + rumpere, to break: cf. F. ruption. See Rupture.]

  4. Eruption(noun)

    the breaking out of pimples, or an efflorescence, as in measles, scarlatina, etc

    Etymology: [L. eruptio, fr. erumpere, eruptum, to break out; e out + rumpere, to break: cf. F. ruption. See Rupture.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eruption in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eruption in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of eruption in a Sentence

  1. Ivan Koulakov:

    At any moment, an eruption can occur.

  2. Mike Kaleikini:

    From our perspective, there’s nothing that could occur at the PGV facility at the wells that would be any worse than what’s already occurring with the eruption, this is all about the eruption, and PGV is just a small component that happens to be in the area.

  3. David Rothery:

    Even a lengthy sustained ash eruption would be very unlikely to produce enough ash to spread across the tropical zone.

  4. Lord Byron:

    [Poetry] is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.

  5. Francisco González:

    They were stunned and they were nervous, especially the younger sister, who lives in Ibagué. She thought her search would help her find her mother. She was too little to remember she had a sister when the volcano's eruption happened, so she didn't know anything about her.

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