from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of bursting upwards; a breaking through to the surface; an upbreak or uprush; as, an upburst of molten matter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of bursting upwards; a breaking through to the surface; an upbreak or uprush.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bursting up; a breaking a way up and through; an uprush: as, an upburst of lava.
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The machine, with its human freight, lifted in an upburst of smoke, and sank down a mass of wreckage and death.
When you start with a blaze of sunshine and upburst of humor, when you begin with that, the proper office of humor is to reflect, to put you into that pensive mood of deep thought, to make you think of your sins, if you wish half an hour to fly.
"We have seen a huge upburst in resistance," said CDC epidemiologist Laurie Hicks.
"We have seen a huge upburst in resistance," said CDC epidemiologist Dr. Laurie Hicks.