Eruct E*ruct", Eructate E*ruc"tate, v. t. [L. eructare; e out + ructare to belch: cf. F. ['e]ructer.] To eject, as wind, from the stomach; to belch. [R.] --Howell. [1913 Webster]

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  • eruct — i rəkt vb BELCH …   Medical dictionary

  • eruct — [ē ruk′tāt΄] vt. eructated, eructating [ē rukt′] vt., vi. [L eructare < e , out + ructare, to belch < IE base * reug > OE rocettan] to belch: also eructate [ē ruk′tāt΄] vt. eructated, eructating eructation [ē΄ruk tā′shən, ē ruk΄tā′shən]… …   English World dictionary

  • eruct — verb Etymology: Latin eructare, frequentative of erugere to belch, disgorge; akin to Old English rocettan to belch, Greek ereugesthai Date: 1596 belch …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eruct — /i rukt /, v.t., v.i. 1. to belch forth, as gas from the stomach. 2. to emit or issue violently, as matter from a volcano. [1660 70; < L eructare to vomit, discharge violently, freq. of erugere] * * * …   Universalium

  • eruct — verb To burp or belch …   Wiktionary

  • eruct — Synonyms and related words: belch, blow open, blow out, break out, burp, burst forth, burst out, cast forth, debouch, decant, discharge, disembogue, disgorge, ejaculate, eject, eructate, erupt, exhaust, expel, extravasate, hiccup, hurl forth,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • eruct — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To send forth (confined matter) violently: belch, disgorge, eject, erupt, expel, spew. Geology: extravasate. See EXPLOSION …   English dictionary for students

  • eruct — v. burp, belch; expel violently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eruct — v. a., v. n. See eructate …   New dictionary of synonyms

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