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Princeton's WordNet

  1. effusion, gush, outburst, blowup, ebullitionnoun

    an unrestrained expression of emotion

  2. outburst, burst, flare-upnoun

    a sudden intense happening

    "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"

  3. outburst, tumultuous disturbancenoun

    a sudden violent disturbance


  1. Outburstnoun

    A bursting forth; as, an outburst of laughter.


  1. outburstnoun

    a sudden, violent expression of emotion or activity

    The man let out an outburst of invective

  2. outburstverb

    To burst out.


  1. Outburst

    An outburst is the sudden and violent ejection of coal, gas and rock from a coal face and surrounding strata in an underground coal mine. When outbursts occur, they can be very serious events, possibly even resulting in multiple fatalities.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outburst

    owt′burst, n. a bursting out: an explosion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outburst in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outburst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of outburst in a Sentence

  1. Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.:

    Patriotism is not a short outburst of emotion, but is the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

  2. European Commission:

    In the aftermath of the outburst of this scandal, strong calls have been made to the Commission to reinforce the type approval system, in particular by ensuring adequate supervisory mechanisms, substantial divergences in the interpretation and application of the rules entail the risk of undermining the effectiveness of the system and therefore the main policy objectives of ensuring the safety and health of citizens and the protection of the environment.

  3. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Creativity is Intelligence having outburst.

  4. Nehal Jain:

    This is a spontaneous public outburst, first they tell us there are too many illegal immigrants and we need to get rid of them. Then they bring in this law that would allow citizenship to immigrants.

  5. Andrew Tabler:

    They think that Assad's immediate departure would lead to a collapse of the regime. Washington also sees a rapid collapse of the regime as something that would be a boon for ISIS. They are in a conundrum: if Assad goes right away, it would help ISIS, but if he doesn't go at all, you have no hope of putting the pieces of Syria back together again, this recent outburst of diplomacy is because everyone was becoming concerned, and rightfully so. But the results of that process were remarkably poor. They seem to cement the earlier political positions of the region when it comes to Syria.

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    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    • A. tranquillity
    • B. assault
    • C. rogue
    • D. gauge

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