belching


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belch

 (bĕlch)
v. belched, belch·ing, belch·es
v.intr.
1. To expel gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth; burp.
2. To erupt or explode.
3. To gush forth.
v.tr.
1. To expel (gas) noisily from the stomach through the mouth; burp.
2. To eject violently.

[Middle English belchen, from Old English bealcettan or from *bealcian; akin to bealcan.]

belch n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.belching - the forceful expulsion of something from insidebelching - the forceful expulsion of something from inside; "the belching of smoke from factory chimneys"
ejection, forcing out, expulsion, projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
2.belching - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouthbelching - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
ejection, forcing out, expulsion, projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
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The chimney of the new house, in short, belching forth its kitchen smoke, impregnated the whole air with the scent of meats, fowls, and fishes, spicily concocted with odoriferous herbs, and onions in abundance.
For a moment nothing was to be seen but tumbled water, and--then there came belching up from below, with immense gulping noises, eructations of steam and air and petrol and fragments of canvas and woodwork and men.
From the small forward decks of the feluccas Perry's crude cannon were belching smoke, flame, thunder, and death.
Southward, with low funnel belching forth fire and smoke into the blackness of the night, the huge engine, with its solitary saloon carriage and guard's brake, thundered its way through the night towards the great metropolis.
Countless were the vessels and men that passed over our eastern and western horizons never to return; but whether they met their fates before the belching tubes of submarines or among the aimlessly drifting mine fields, no man lived to tell.
I do not know how he did it; but whenever he spoke, a something in his words made our hearts burn within us; and just to let him see that we were his children, and that it was not in us to shirk or flinch, we used to walk just as usual right up to the sluts of cannon that were belching smoke and vomiting battalions of balls, and never a man would so much as say, 'Look out
The Macedonia, belching the blackest of smoke from her funnel, was charging down upon us from out of the north-east.
With a rush of black smoke belching suddenly out of the funnel, and a mad swirl of paddle-wheels provoking a burst of weird and precipitated clapping, the tug shot out of the desolate arena.
For a moment Ossipon imagined the overlighted place changed into a dreadful black hole belching horrible fumes choked with ghastly rubbish of smashed brickwork and mutilated corpses.
This is the first study that demonstrates that rifaximin is efficacious in the treatment of functional dyspepsia, particularly for global dyspeptic symptoms, bloating, and possibly belching," Dr.
AN Irish lad is burping his way to fame after being invited to a professional belching competition.
Party-list lawmakers have filed a bill rewarding the citizen's arrest of drivers or operators of smoke belching vehicles.