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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of pouring out.
  • n. Something that pours out or is poured out; an outflow: an outpouring of lava; an outpouring of charges and countercharges.

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  • n. The sudden flowing of a large amount of something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An unrestrained expression (of emotion, feeling).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pouring out; outflow; effusion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
  • n. the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
  • n. the pouring forth of a fluid
  • n. a large flow
  • n. a natural flow of ground water

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