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  • n. Plural form of burp.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of burp.

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Examples

  • Palin burps and CNN reports this vital news story.

    Palin involved in another scheduling mishap

  • Even if McCain burps in public you can count on CNN making hay out of it and then finding someone upset over it.

    Hagel criticizes McCain over Iran comments

  • A University of Colorado at Boulder-led research team tracing the origin of a large carbon dioxide increase in Earth's atmosphere at the end of the last ice age has detected two ancient "burps" that originated from the deepest parts of the oceans.

    May 10th, 2007

  • It is likely that then we will see huge "burps" of methane from undersea cathrates and from melting peat bogs on land bursting into the sky and accelerating warming.

    Why I'm Voting for Barack Obama on November 4

  • What's more, cow "burps" add emissions of methane, a global warming pollutant about 20 times more powerful than CO2.

    Bill Chameides: Go Green by Eating More of Your Greens

  • If these hydrates pop to the surface in massive "burps," they could, Lynas reports, mimic several such events in the Earth's past, causing global temperatures to soar, and the oceans to become stagnant, anoxic (devoid of oxygen), lifeless pools, which would then begin emitting vast amounts of toxic sulfur dioxide gas.

    News of Rapid Glacial Melting Raises a Big Question for Presidential Candidates

  • This Gigabyte 890GX board seems to be rather gotcha-proof with no southbridge "burps" (does not delay or stall in AHCI mode while detecting more than one SATA hard drive and report S.M.A.R.T. errors).

    Newegg.com RSS Feed - Daily Deals

  • As the "burps" of methane increase in size in response to warming seas, however, his model also shows that in some areas of the Arctic, the methanotrophs could potentially run out of the nutrients required to metabolize methane, including oxygen, nitrate, iron and copper.

    Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming RSS Newsfeed

  • The only escape is through the spouts, so as the gas rushes past the solids, there are some pretty big gurgles and bubbles as it sort of "burps" its way through the process.

    Aldo Coffee Company

  • Scientists have been concerned that such abrupt warming events could trigger huge oceanic methane "burps" caused by the dissociation of seafloor clathrates, providing a positive climate feedback mechanism that could drive up Earth's temperatures still further.

    Top Headlines at CU Boulder

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