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e·rupt

 (ĭ-rŭpt′)
intr.v. e·rupt·ed, e·rupt·ing, e·rupts
1.
a. To throw or force something out violently, as lava, ash, and gases: The volcano erupted.
b. To be thrown or forced out: Water erupted from the geyser.
2. To develop suddenly: Violence erupted during the protests.
3. To express oneself suddenly and loudly: He erupted in anger.
4.
a. To break through the gums in developing. Used of teeth.
b. To appear on the skin. Used of a rash or blemish.

[Latin ērumpere, ērupt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + rumpere, to break; see reup- in Indo-European roots.]

e·rup′tive adj.
e·rup′tive·ly adv.

erupt

(ɪˈrʌpt)
vb
1. (Geological Science) to eject (steam, water, and volcanic material such as lava and ash) violently or (of volcanic material, etc) to be so ejected
2. (Pathology) (intr) (of a skin blemish) to appear on the skin; break out
3. (Dentistry) (intr) (of a tooth) to emerge through the gum and become visible during the normal process of tooth development
4. (intr) to burst forth suddenly and violently, as from restraint: to erupt in anger.
[C17: from Latin ēruptus having burst forth, from ērumpere, from rumpere to burst]
eˈruptible adj
eˈruption n

e•rupt

(ɪˈrʌpt)

v.i.
1. to burst forth: Molten lava erupted from the volcano.
2. (of a volcano, geyser, etc.) to eject matter.
3. to break out of a pent-up state, usu. in a sudden and violent manner.
4. to break out, as in a skin rash.
5. (of teeth) to grow through surrounding hard and soft tissues and become visible in the mouth.
v.t.
6. to release violently; burst forth with.
7. (of a volcano, geyser, etc.) to eject (matter).
[1650–60; < Latin ēruptus, past participle of ērumpere to burst out]
e•rupt′i•ble, adj.

e·rupt

(ĭ-rŭpt′)
To release gas, ash, molten materials, or hot water into the atmosphere or onto the Earth's surface.

erupt


Past participle: erupted
Gerund: erupting

Imperative
erupt
erupt
Present
I erupt
you erupt
he/she/it erupts
we erupt
you erupt
they erupt
Preterite
I erupted
you erupted
he/she/it erupted
we erupted
you erupted
they erupted
Present Continuous
I am erupting
you are erupting
he/she/it is erupting
we are erupting
you are erupting
they are erupting
Present Perfect
I have erupted
you have erupted
he/she/it has erupted
we have erupted
you have erupted
they have erupted
Past Continuous
I was erupting
you were erupting
he/she/it was erupting
we were erupting
you were erupting
they were erupting
Past Perfect
I had erupted
you had erupted
he/she/it had erupted
we had erupted
you had erupted
they had erupted
Future
I will erupt
you will erupt
he/she/it will erupt
we will erupt
you will erupt
they will erupt
Future Perfect
I will have erupted
you will have erupted
he/she/it will have erupted
we will have erupted
you will have erupted
they will have erupted
Future Continuous
I will be erupting
you will be erupting
he/she/it will be erupting
we will be erupting
you will be erupting
they will be erupting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been erupting
you have been erupting
he/she/it has been erupting
we have been erupting
you have been erupting
they have been erupting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been erupting
you will have been erupting
he/she/it will have been erupting
we will have been erupting
you will have been erupting
they will have been erupting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been erupting
you had been erupting
he/she/it had been erupting
we had been erupting
you had been erupting
they had been erupting
Conditional
I would erupt
you would erupt
he/she/it would erupt
we would erupt
you would erupt
they would erupt
Past Conditional
I would have erupted
you would have erupted
he/she/it would have erupted
we would have erupted
you would have erupted
they would have erupted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.erupt - start abruptly; "After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc"
begin, start - have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
2.erupt - erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
deepen, intensify - become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
3.erupt - start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
blow out - erupt in an uncontrolled manner; "The oil well blew out"
catch - start burning; "The fire caught"
light up - start to burn with a bright flame; "The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"
combust, burn - cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
4.erupt - break out; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
dehisce - burst or split open; "flowers dehisce when they release pollen"
appear - come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
erupt - appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
5.erupt - become active and spew forth lava and rockserupt - become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius erupts once in a while"
explode, burst - burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
6.erupt - force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
express emotion, express feelings - give verbal or other expression to one's feelings
7.erupt - appear on the skin; "A rash erupted on her arms after she had touched the exotic plant"
appear - come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
push through, break through, erupt, come out - break out; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
8.erupt - become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"
pain, ail, trouble - cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed

erupt

verb
1. explode, blow up, flare up, emit lava The volcano erupted in 1980.
2. discharge, expel, vent, emit, vomit, eject, spout, throw off, spit out, pour forth, spew forth or out Those volcanoes erupt not lava but liquid sulphur.
3. gush, burst out, be ejected, burst forth, pour forth, belch forth, spew forth or out Lava erupted from the volcano and flowed over the ridge.
4. break out, start, began, explode, flare up, burst out, boil over Heavy fighting erupted again two days after the cease-fire.
5. (Medical) break out, appear, flare up My skin erupted in pimples.

erupt

verb
1. To become manifest suddenly and in full force:
break out, burst (forth or out), explode, flare (up).
2. To send forth (confined matter) violently:
Geology: extravasate.
Translations
يَثور، يَتَفَجَّر
bryde udopstå
oksentaapurkautuaräjähtää
kitör
gjósa, òeyta upp
išsiveržimasišsiveržtiprasiveržimas
izlauztiesizvirst
izbruhniti
patlamakpüskür mek

erupt

[ɪˈrʌpt] VI
1. [volcano] (= begin to erupt) → entrar en erupción; (= go on erupting) → estar en erupción
2. (fig) [spots] → hacer erupción; [war, fighting, anger] → estallar
he erupted into the roomirrumpió en el cuarto

erupt

[ɪˈrʌpt] vi
[volcano] → entrer en éruption
(= break out) [riots, fighting] → éclater, exploser; [crisis] → se déclencher

erupt

vi (volcano, war, quarrel)ausbrechen; (spots)zum Vorschein kommen; (fig, person) → explodieren; to erupt in(to) violencein Gewalttätigkeit ausarten; the district erupted in riotsin dem Bezirk brachen Unruhen aus; the crowd erupted into applause/laughterdie Menge brach in Applaus/Gelächter aus; he erupted in angerer bekam einen Wutanfall; her face had erupted in spotssie hatte im ganzen Gesicht Pickel bekommen

erupt

[ɪˈrʌpt] vi (volcano) → entrare in eruzione or in attività; (spots) → spuntare; (anger) → esplodere; (fighting, quarrel) → scoppiare
he erupted into the room → ha fatto irruzione nella stanza

erupt

(iˈrapt) verb
(of a volcano) to throw out lava etc. When did Mount Etna last erupt?; The demonstration started quietly but suddenly violence erupted.
eˈruption (-ʃən) noun

erupt

vt. brotar, salir con fuerza, hacer erupción.
References in classic literature ?
For Nau- hau, in sullen volcanic rage, was ripe to erupt at the slightest opportunity.
In the extremely rare chance that the Yellowstone volcano erupts, ash accumulations would vary from over 1,000 millimeters in areas near the volcano (blue) to a dusting on the East Coast (yellow).
Affected teeth may erupt into occlusion and then cease erupting becoming relatively submerged without ankylosis or they may fail to erupt completely.
As Kilauea continues to erupt, people living at the bottom of its slopes can only hope that its lava and vog will flow toward the ocean and away from their homes.
WHEN Eyjafjallajokull erupts, its big brother Katla usually follows - with devastating effects.
Fighting Erupts in Egypt between Copts and Muslims Resulting in 24 Injures
Having seen the Mayon Volcano in the Philippines blow its top this week, Paddy Power are betting on which will erupt next.
The technique, which examines crystals in the same way naturalists look at tree rings, could be used to predict when volcanos will erupt and on what scale, the researchers say.
However, contrary to the conventional volcano wisdom, this mixed magma did not erupt immediately, but remained in the chamber.
That means that having a magma that can erupt is a special condition.
Indonesian authorities have evacuated thousands of people from a region around a volcano that is threatening to erupt on the island of Java.