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Definition of Erupt

Babylon English

burst out (i.e. a volcano); suddenly appear, break out (i.e. a skin rash)
Erupt Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
erumpo
Erupt Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To cause to burst forth; to eject; as, to erupt lava.
  
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erupt
\e*rupt"\ (?), v. i. [see eruption.]
1. to eject something, esp. lava, water, etc., as a volcano or geyser.
2. to burst forth; to break out, as ashes from a volcano, teeth through the gums, etc. when the amount and power of the steam is equal to the demand, it erupts with violence through the lava flood and gives us a small volcano. j. w. dam.
erupt
\e*rupt"\ (?), v. t. [see eruption.] to cause to burst forth; to eject; as, to erupt lava.
erupt
v
1. start abruptly; "after 1989, peace broke out in the former east bloc" [syn: break out]


2. erupt or intensify suddenly; "unrest erupted in the country"; "tempers flared at the meeting" [syn: flare up, flare, break open, burst out]


3. start to burn; "marsh gases ignited suddenly." [syn: ignite, catch fire, take fire]


4. as of teeth, for example; "the tooth erupted and had to be extracted" [syn: come out, break through, push through ]


5. become active and spew forth lava and rocks; of volcanoes; "vesuvius erupts once in a while" [syn: belch]


6. become suddenly excited or angry; "she flares up easily" [syn: flare, flare up]


7. force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger" [syn: break, burst]


8. become raw or open; as of skin eruptions; "he broke out in hives"; "my skin breaks out when i eat strawberries"; "such boils tend to recrudesce" [syn: recrudesce, break out ]



WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
(synonym) break out
(hypernym) begin, start
2. erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
(synonym) irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out
(hypernym) intensify, deepen
(derivation) outbreak, eruption, irruption
3. start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
(synonym) ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate
(hypernym) change state, turn
(hyponym) blow out
(verb-group) burn, combust
4. as of teeth, for example; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
(synonym) come out, break through, push through
(hypernym) appear
(hyponym) dehisce
(derivation) eruption
5. become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
(synonym) belch, extravasate
(hypernym) explode, burst
(derivation) eruption, eructation, extravasation
6. force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
(synonym) break, burst
(hypernym) express emotion, express feelings
7. appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
(hypernym) appear
(verb-group) come out, break through, push through
8. become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
(synonym) recrudesce, break out
(hypernym) afflict, trouble, ail, pain
Erupt Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary mass object, such as the Earth, which allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and  gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

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Volcano is a 1997 disaster movie directed by Mick Jackson and produced by Andrew Z. Davis, Neal H. Moritz and Lauren Shuler Donner. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Jerome Armstrong and Billy Ray. The film features Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, and Don Cheadle. Jones is cast as the head the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management (LAC OEM) which has complete authority in the event of an emergency or natural disaster. His character attempts to divert the path of a dangerous lava flow through the streets of Los Angeles following the formation of a volcano.

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Erupt Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
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