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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burping - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouthburping - 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
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