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Erupt; Erupting

erupt         
(erupts, erupting, erupted)
1.
When a volcano erupts, it throws out a lot of hot, melted rock called lava, as well as ash and steam.
The volcano erupted in 1980, devastating a large area of Washington state...
VERB: V
eruption (eruptions)
...the volcanic eruption of Tambora in 1815.
N-VAR: usu with supp
2.
If violence or fighting erupts, it suddenly begins or gets worse in an unexpected, violent way. (JOURNALISM)
Heavy fighting erupted there today after a two-day cease-fire...
= break out
VERB: V
eruption
...this sudden eruption of violence.
N-COUNT
3.
When people in a place suddenly become angry or violent, you can say that they erupt or that the place erupts. (JOURNALISM)
In Los Angeles, the neighborhood known as Watts erupted into riots...
VERB: V into/in n
4.
You say that someone erupts when they suddenly have a change in mood, usually becoming quite noisy.
Then, without warning, she erupts into laughter...
VERB: V into/in n
eruption
...an eruption of despair.
N-COUNT
5.
If your skin erupts, sores or spots suddenly appear there.
At the end of the second week, my skin erupted in pimples.
VERB: V in/into n, also V
eruption
...eruptions of adolescent acne.
N-COUNT: with supp
erupt         
¦ verb
1. (of a volcano) forcefully eject lava, rocks, ash, or gases.
2. break out suddenly: fierce fighting erupted.
3. (often erupt in) give vent to feelings in a sudden and noisy way: they erupted in fits of laughter.
4. (of a spot, rash, etc.) suddenly appear on the skin.
5. (of a tooth) break through the gums.
Derivatives
eruptive adjective
Origin
C17: from L. erupt-, erumpere 'break out'.
erupt         
I. v. n.
Burst forth, give vent to eruptions, be in eruption.
II. v. a.
Hurl forth, eject, cast forth violently.

Wikipedia

Eruption (disambiguation)

An eruption most commonly relates to volcanoes, see types of volcanic eruptions.

Eruption may also refer to:

Pronunciation examples for erupt
1. erupt.
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2. Volcanoes erupt.
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3. that can erupt in violence,
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4. where violence might erupt or might occur.
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5. and erupt like bile in my throat.
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Examples of use of erupt
1. Southern Iraq would erupt in civil war between Shiite groups.
2. He worries that violence could erupt again at any instant.
3. Gunbattles erupt on streets and in shopping malls.
4. The debate about childhood formation is beginning to erupt.
5. Tables often erupt in spontaneous song and hoopla.