Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of burp.

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

  • noun a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The price of gasoline is falling toward $1 per gallon, while merely one of the enormous hidden costs of fossil fuels has the arctic seas "burping" - methane.

    Alas, Babble On

  • There are many safe and effective and free strategies that parents can use to help babies sleep, such as burping them after they eat and putting them to sleep on their backs.

    FDA: Sleep positioning devices dangerous for babies

  • Prevent this by more adequate "burping", a remedy that may help even after the discomfort has developed.

    Understanding the Eight Common Problems of the Baby's Early Months

  • The Chinese can take this, Finch muses, because they are more nonchalant about bodily functions, such as burping, farting or even going to the bathroom - an act performed squatting sans doors in some places in China.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Once you've boarded, a flight attendant will explain the proper "burping" or "nursing" positions required during those times, says Robert Palmer, manager of public relations for WestJet.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The Chinese can take this, Finch muses, because they are more nonchalant about bodily functions, such as burping, farting or even going to the bathroom - an act performed squatting sans doors in some places in China.

    Griffin And Hoxie Mega Feed

  • The Chinese can take this, Finch muses, because they are more nonchalant about bodily functions, such as burping, farting or even going to the bathroom - an act performed squatting sans doors in some places in China.

    CNN.com

  • The Chinese can take this, Finch muses, because they are more nonchalant about bodily functions, such as burping, farting or even going to the bathroom - an act performed squatting sans doors in some places in China.

    Griffin And Hoxie Mega Feed

  • But already, developers are moving from simple applications, such as burping jukeboxes and puzzle games, on to new territories.

    MyAppleMenu

  • The Chinese can take this, Finch muses, because they are more nonchalant about bodily functions, such as burping, farting or even going to the bathroom - an act performed squatting sans doors in some places in China.

    Anime Nano!

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