Upburst
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]

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

  • upburst — /up berrst /, n. a burst upward. [1835 45; UP + BURST] * * * …   Universalium

  • upburst — /up berrst /, n. a burst upward. [1835 45; UP + BURST] …   Useful english dictionary

  • upbursting — upburstˈing adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑up * * * upbursting, ppl. a. see up 6 b …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • 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

  • upbrast — upbrastˈ transitive verb (Spenser) pat of ↑upburst • • • Main Entry: ↑up …   Useful english dictionary

  • up|break — «uhp BRAYK», verb, broke or (Archaic) brake, bro|ken or (Archaic.) broke, break|ing, noun. –v.i. to break or force a way upward; come to the surface; appear. –n …   Useful english dictionary

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