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tr. & intr.v. e·ruct·ed, e·ruct·ing, e·ructs
To belch.

[Latin ērūctāre : ē-, ex-, ex- + rūctāre, to belch; see reug- in Indo-European roots.]

e·ruc·ta′tion (ĭ-rŭk-tā′shən, ē′rŭk-) adj.
e·ruc′ta·tive (ĭ-rŭk′tə-tĭv) adj.
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1. the process of belching.
2. that which is regurgitated in belching.
See also: Bodily Functions
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Noun1.eructation - (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"
2.eructation - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the moutheructation - 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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n (hum)Aufstoßen nt; an eructationein Rülpser m (inf)
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n. eructación, eructo, acto de producir gas estomacal.
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References in classic literature ?
"To eruct, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "means to belch, and that is one of the filthiest words in the Spanish language, though a very expressive one; and therefore nice folk have had recourse to the Latin, and instead of belch say eruct, and instead of belches say eructations; and if some do not understand these terms it matters little, for custom will bring them into use in the course of time, so that they will be readily understood; this is the way a language is enriched; custom and the public are all-powerful there."
For a moment nothing was to be seen but tumbled water, and--then there came belching up from below, with immense gulping noises, eructations of steam and air and petrol and fragments of canvas and woodwork and men.
The need for it may be recognised by the presence of indigestion with sour eructations, flatulence, and abdominal distension not relieved by eructation or the passage of flatus.
Dans la planche de droite (P87), la presque totale blancheur et les traits finement esquisses ont amenuise les eructations et traduisent un univers de repos.
as the tremors, rumblings and preliminary eructations that precede a
And if it gets weak, the stomach gets utterly disgusting with a smell of ordure, like a ripe boil or a rotten hen's egg, and then the eructations and the mouth reek with a stench like rotten ordure rising from the stomach so that the man has to be told, "Go away your breath smells." But when it grows plentiful, it holds the stench of ordure beneath the surface of the stomach, acting like the wooden lid of a privy.
There was no history of sour eructations, epigastric burning sensation and constipation.
Boris's burps might be amusing the first few times that you hear then, but, like Bryant's eructations all those years ago, grow tiresome because they suggest a man who wants attention simply for its own sake.