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1. A belch.
2. A brief sharp sound: the burp of antiaircraft fire.
v. burped, burp·ing, burps
1. To belch.
2. To make brief sharp sounds: "Radio noises burped from the front of the cabin" (Jonathan Kellerman).
To cause (a baby) to expel gas from the stomach, as by patting the back after feeding.
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|Noun||1.||burping - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth|
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