Upbreak
Upbreak Up"break` ([u^]p"br[=a]k`), n. A breaking upward or bursting forth; an upburst. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]

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  • Upbreak — Up*break ([u^]p*br[=a]k ), v. i. To break upwards; to force away or passage to the surface. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upbreak — 1. verb To break upwards; to force away or passage to the surface. 2. noun A breaking upward or bursting forth; an upburst. Mrs. Browning …   Wiktionary

  • upbreak — I. | ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: Middle English upbreken, from up + breken to break more at break transitive verb : to break up or open intransitive verb : to force a way up (as through the surface) …   Useful english dictionary

  • up|broke — «uhp BROHK», verb. 1. a past tense of upbreak. 2. Archaic. a past participle of upbreak …   Useful english dictionary

  • Upburst — Up burst , n. The act of bursting upwards; a breaking through to the surface; an upbreak or uprush; as, an upburst of molten matter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uprush — Up rush , n. Act of rushing upward; an upbreak or upburst; as, an uprush of lava. R. A. Proctor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upburst — noun The act of bursting upwards; a breaking through to the surface; an upbreak or uprush; as, an upburst of molten matter …   Wiktionary

  • break-up — n divorce, separation, parting, split, rift, finish, end, dispersal, disintegration, crumbling, dissolution, debacle, upbreak FORMAL dissolution, termination COLLOQ. splitting up …   Useful english dictionary

  • up|brake — «uhp BRAYK», verb. Archaic. a past tense of upbreak …   Useful english dictionary

  • up|bro|ken — «uhp BROH kuhn», verb. a past participle of upbreak …   Useful english dictionary

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