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tr. & intr.v. e·ruct·ed, e·ruct·ing, e·ructs
To belch.

[Latin ērūctāre : ē-, ex-, ex- + rūctāre, to belch; see reug- in Indo-European roots.]

e·ruc·ta′tion (ĭ-rŭk-tā′shən, ē′rŭk-) adj.
e·ruc′ta·tive (ĭ-rŭk′tə-tĭv) adj.


1. the process of belching.
2. that which is regurgitated in belching.
See also: Bodily Functions
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Noun1.eructation - (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
volcano, vent - a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
activeness, activity, action - the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"
2.eructation - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the moutheructation - 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


n (hum)Aufstoßen nt; an eructationein Rülpser m (inf)


n. eructación, eructo, acto de producir gas estomacal.
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His eructation was a source of infinite amusement to us immature lads, especially when he did it in situations in which it was inappropriate (though, to be honest, I struggle to think of any situation in which burping is the right and proper course of action).
In addition, a positive and significant relationship was observed between the number of cattle and success and the variable of animal farming experience and eructation don't have any relationship with the success of range management projects.
Bogle is the chairman of the Hospitals and Higher Eructation Facilities Authority of Philadelphia, a member of the Independence Blue Cross board, chairman of the Council of Trustees at Cheyney University and serves on the boards of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Mann Music Center and the African American Chamber of Commerce.
Adverse events with a potential causal relationship to Silexan were nausea, eructation, and dyspepsia.
He says the costs do not justify the end result, that there is hardly any learning taking place in most places and the quality of eructation has nosedived in the last few decades.
The only adverse event that occurred more often in the DHA group than in the controls was eructation.
The initial moments of the video-poem repeat the command beba coca-cola in a cacophonous counterpoint of voices, which is abruptly silenced by a Coca-Cola induced eructation, followed by a round of applause.
Some of it gels squeezed back out of your mouth, causing eructation (ih-rehk-TAY-shun), a fancy word for burping.
Laparoscopic reflux surgery is associated with lower morbidity and cost, compared with open surgery, but studies have shown higher rates of postoperative flatulence, dysphagia, eructation, and diarrhea.
His music of love was borborygmatically symphonic, culminating in a cacophony of nether-end eructation.