from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The act or process of erupting.
- noun An instance of erupting.
- noun A sudden, often violent outburst.
- noun An appearance of a rash or blemish on the skin.
- noun Such a rash or blemish.
- noun The emergence of a tooth through the gums.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A bursting forth; a sudden breaking out, as from inclosure or confinement; a violent emission or outbreak: as, an eruption of flame and lava from a volcano; an eruption of military force; an eruption of ill temper.
- noun The act of forcibly expelling matter from inclosure or confinement.
- noun In pathology: A breaking out, as of a cutaneous disease.
- noun The exanthema accompanying a disease, as the rash of scarlet fever.
- noun Synonyms Outburst, outbreak.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of breaking out or bursting forth
- noun A violent throwing out of flames, lava, etc., as from a volcano or a fissure in the earth's crust.
- noun A sudden and overwhelming hostile movement of armed men from one country to another.
- noun A violent commotion.
- noun That which bursts forth.
- noun A violent exclamation; ejaculation.
- noun (Med.) The breaking out of pimples, or an efflorescence, as in measles, scarlatina, etc.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a violent ejection, such as the
spurtingout of lavafrom a volcano
- noun a sudden release of pressure or tension
- noun an
infectionof the skin resulting in a rashor blemishing
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum
- noun symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
- noun a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)
- noun the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
- noun (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
- noun a sudden very loud noise
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