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1. A sudden forcible gush or jet.
2. A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
v. spurt·ed, spurt·ing, spurts
1. To gush forth suddenly in a jet.
2. To make a brief intense effort or show a sudden increase in activity or speed.
To force out in a sudden jet.
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|Adj.||1.||spurting - propelled violently in a usually narrow stream|
running - (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water"
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