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spirt

 (spûrt)
n. & v. Chiefly British
Variant of spurt.

spirt

(spɜːt)
n
a variant spelling of spurt

spurt

(spɜrt)

v.i.
1. to gush suddenly in a stream or jet.
2. to show a sudden brief increase in activity.
v.t.
3. to expel in a stream or jet; spout.
n.
4. a sudden, forceful gush or jet.
5. a marked increase of activity or effort for a short period or distance.
[1560–70; of obscure orig.]
spurt′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spirt - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)spirt - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
outpouring, discharge, run - the pouring forth of a fluid
spray - a jet of vapor
spritz - a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
Verb1.spirt - gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
pump - flow intermittently
blow - spout moist air from the blowhole; "The whales blew"
whoosh - gush or squirt out; "Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well"
pour - flow in a spurt; "Water poured all over the floor"
2.spirt - move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"

spurt

noun
A sudden swift stream of ejected liquid:
verb
To eject or be ejected in a sudden thin, swift stream:
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The signal is given, and seven hundred guns begin a conversation fit to make the blood spirt from your ears.
With that, they walk again; she, making those angry spirts in the sand; he, dragging that dejected tail.
For not only I knew no word of the Gaelic; but what with the long suspense of the waiting, and the scurry and strain of our two spirts of fighting, and more than all, the horror I had of some of my own share in it, the thing was no sooner over than I was glad to stagger to a seat.
They comes out about twice or three times a week, and spirts a mile alongside of us.
Their never-say-die spirt has now been rewarded after the family-run firm presented each of them with a PS30 voucher for a slap-up meal at the Fat Boar gastro pub in Wrexham.
Meeting participants highlighted the importance of building on the spirt of cooperation through constructive dialogue between the Committee and the invited States.
And community spirt is alive and well in Emmerdale this week as the villagers rally round to help rebuild Wishing Well Cottage and get Harriet her job back, even though she's admitted throwing a brick at Bishop Barry's car, which doesn't really seem like suitable behaviour for a vicar.
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It comes in the spirt of the 'cancer has no colours' slogan synonymous with Bradley's struggle against his illness.
T Pavino Spirt carrying general cargo, Phospharic acid and furnace oil were allotted berths at Multi-Purpose Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively on Sunday.
And in the spirt of Jo Cox's famous quote, "we have more in common than divides us", the events are open to all.
WIDE BRIM: Channeling Bob Dylan and about to go on a motorcycle spirt quest