Spurt Spurt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Spurted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spurting}.] To make a sudden and violent exertion, as in an emergency. [1913 Webster]

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  • spurt — I UK [spɜː(r)t] / US [spɜrt] noun [countable] Word forms spurt : singular spurt plural spurts 1) a sudden strong flow of a liquid 2) a sudden increase in something, for example speed or development Many children have a growth spurt (= a period… …   English dictionary

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  • spurt — [[t]spɜ͟ː(r)t[/t]] spurts, spurting, spurted 1) V ERG When liquid or fire spurts from somewhere, it comes out quickly in a thin, powerful stream. [V n] They spurted blood all over me. I nearly passed out... [V n] He hit her on the head, causing… …   English dictionary

  • spurt´er — spurt «spurt», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to flow suddenly in a stream or jet; gush out; squirt: »Blood spurted from the wound. 2. to come forth as if by spurting; spring: »Dust spurted out from the wall when the bullets struck. 3. to put forth great… …   Useful english dictionary

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