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tr. & intr.v. e·ruct·ed, e·ruct·ing, e·ructs
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. (Physiology) to raise (gas and often a small quantity of acid) from the stomach; belch
2. (Geological Science) (of a volcano) to pour out (fumes or volcanic matter)
[C17: from Latin ēructāre, from ructāre to belch]
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1. to belch.
2. to discharge violently; erupt.
[1660–70; < Latin ērūctāre to vomit, discharge violently, frequentative of ērūgere]
e•ruc•ta•tion (ɪ rʌkˈteɪ ʃən, ˌi rʌk-) n.
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Past participle: eructed
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|Verb||1.||eruct - eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical; "the volcano spews out molten rocks every day"; "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate"|
|2.||eruct - expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"|
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