from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A belch.
- n. A brief sharp sound: the burp of antiaircraft fire.
- intransitive v. To belch.
- intransitive v. To make brief sharp sounds: "Radio noises burped from the front of the cabin” ( Jonathan Kellerman).
- transitive v. To cause (a baby) to expel gas from the stomach, as by patting the back after feeding.
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- n. A belch.
- v. To emit a burp.
- v. To cause someone (such as a baby) to burp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth.
- intransitive v. to same as belch.
- transitive v. to cause to belch; -- used especially of actions parents take to relieve stomach gas in infants.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. expel gas from the stomach
- n. a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
San Francisco's AT & T Park smells like a garlic burp from the late Jerry Garcia.
What we are unhappy with is the media's idea that this is a game to be played, and every burp from a politician is not a new story.
This is a profoundly enjoyable experience, followed by another joyous moment, his first bottle burp, which is usually fuller and deeper than a breast burp on account of the air bubbles.
A burp is a simple function designed to expel excess air from the stomach, air which we swallow while eating, drinking carbonated beverages or smoking, among other ways.
How about: Bush Reclamation Plant (BRP - pronounced "burp")?
Many coffee roasters sell their freshest wares in bags that have a small vent on them in order to allow them to "burp" off the extra CO2.
Be sure and "burp" the lid. just now, -0/+1Once I am in 'Ash' form I could care less with what they do with me.
Ruminant livestock such as sheep "burp" large amounts of methane, and release nitrous oxide through their wastes.
Scientists have found the possible source of a huge carbon dioxide "burp" that happened some 18,000 years ago and which helped to end the last ice age ....
Scientists detect huge carbon 'burp' that helped end last ice age