eruption


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e·rup·tion

 (ĭ-rŭp′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of erupting.
b. An instance of erupting.
2. A sudden, often violent outburst.
3.
a. An appearance of a rash or blemish on the skin.
b. Such a rash or blemish.
4. The emergence of a tooth through the gums.

e•rup•tion

(ɪˈrʌp ʃən)

n.
1. an issuing forth suddenly and violently; outburst; outbreak.
2. the ejection of molten rock, steam, etc., as from a volcano or geyser.
3. something that is erupted or ejected, as molten rock.
4.
a. the breaking out of a rash or the like.
b. the rash itself.
5. the emergence of a growing tooth through the gum tissue.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eruption - the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic materialeruption - the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
discharge - the sudden giving off of energy
Plinian eruption - a volcanic eruption in which a stream of gas and ash is violently ejected to a height of several miles
2.eruption - symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
eczema vaccinatum, Kaposi's varicelliform eruption - a now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
enanthem, enanthema - eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease
exanthem, exanthema, skin eruption - eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
rash, roseola, skin rash, efflorescence - any red eruption of the skin
3.eruption - (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"
4.eruption - a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)eruption - a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities"
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
epidemic - a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time
recrudescence - a return of something after a period of abatement; "a recrudescence of racism"; "a recrudescence of the symptoms"
5.eruption - a sudden very loud noiseeruption - a sudden very loud noise    
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
water hammer - the banging sound of steam in pipes
6.eruption - the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum
egress, emergence, issue - the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"

eruption

noun
1. explosion, discharge, outburst, venting, ejection the volcanic eruption of Tambora in 1815
2. flare-up, outbreak, sally the sudden eruption of violence on the streets of the city
3. (Medical) inflammation, outbreak, rash, flare-up an unpleasant eruption of boils

eruption

noun
1. The act of emerging violently from limits or restraints:
2. A sudden violent expression, as of emotion:
Translations
ثَوَران، تَفَجُّر
udbrud
gos
izbruh

eruption

[ɪˈrʌpʃən] N
1. [of volcano, spots] → erupción f
2. (fig) [of war, fighting, anger] → estallido m

eruption

[ɪˈrʌpʃən] n
[volcano] → éruption f
(= outbreak) [anger, violence] → explosion f

eruption

n (of volcano, anger, war, violence)Ausbruch m; (Med, of spots, rash) → Eruption f (spec), → Ausbruch m, → Auftreten nt; (= rash etc)Hautausschlag m, → Eruption f (spec)

eruption

[ɪˈrʌpʃn] n (of volcano, spots) → eruzione f; (of anger, violence) → esplosione f

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

e·rup·tion

n. erupción, brote; salpullido, lesión de la piel.

eruption

n (dent, derm, etc.) erupción f; fixed drug — erupción fija medicamentosa, erupción fija por medicamentos or drogas; polymorphous light — erupción polimorfa lumínica
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The unusual spectacle of her busy mother rocking comfortably and reading early in the morning made Jo feel as if some unnatural phenomenon had occurred, for an eclipse, an earthquake, or a volcanic eruption would hardly have seemed stranger.
Though much of it was in ruins, probably caused by an earthquake or an eruption from a volcano, the central portion, covered as it was by the overtoppling mountains that formed the arching roof, was well preserved.
The report of the weapon made the cavern bellow like an eruption from a volcano; and when the smoke it vomited had been driven away before the current of air which issued from the ravine the place so lately occupied by the features of his treacherous guide was vacant.
Enveloped in their shaggy watch coats, and with their heads muffled in woollen comforters, all bedarned and ragged, and their beards stiff with icicles, they seemed an eruption of bears from Labrador.
She gathered up her baby once more; but when her eye fell upon its miserably short little gray tow-linen shirt and noted the contrast between its pauper shabbiness and her own volcanic eruption of infernal splendors, her mother-heart was touched, and she was ashamed.
I'll partake of no one's hospitality, until I have - a - moved Mount Vesuvius - to eruption - on - a - the abandoned rascal - HEEP
Space may produce new Worlds; whereof so rife There went a fame in Heav'n that he ere long Intended to create, and therein plant A generation, whom his choice regard Should favour equal to the Sons of Heaven: Thither, if but to prie, shall be perhaps Our first eruption, thither or elsewhere: For this Infernal Pit shall never hold Caelestial Spirits in Bondage, nor th' Abysse Long under darkness cover.
Now, unless the sandbank had been submitted to the intermittent eruption of a geyser, the Governor Higginson had to do neither more nor less than with an aquatic mammal, unknown till then, which threw up from its blow-holes columns of water mixed with air and vapour.
I might not have heard of the eruption at all had I not met Ogilvy, the well-known astronomer, at Ottershaw.
This new eruption was more dangerous than the others, being composed of armed men.
Cowslip, during the autumn, had either the measles, or some eruption that looked very much like it, but was hardly sick a day.
Stuart observed several very high peaks covered with snow, from two of which smoke ascended in considerable volumes, apparently from craters in a state of eruption.