adjective see erupt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eruptible — erupt·ible …   English syllables

  • eruptible — adjective see erupt …   Useful english dictionary

  • erupt — eruptible, adj. /i rupt /, v.i. 1. to burst forth: Molten lava erupted from the top of the volcano. 2. (of a volcano, geyser, etc.) to eject matter. 3. to break out of a pent up state, usually in a sudden and violent manner: Words of anger… …   Universalium

  • erupt — verb Etymology: Latin eruptus, past participle of erumpere to burst forth, from e + rumpere to break more at reave Date: 1657 intransitive verb 1. a. (1) to burst from limits or restraint (2) of a tooth to emerge through the gum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • erupt — /əˈrʌpt / (say uh rupt), /i / (say ee ) verb (i) 1. to burst forth, as volcanic matter. 2. (of a volcano, geyser, etc.) to eject matter. 3. (of teeth) to break through surrounding hard and soft tissues and become visible in the mouth. 4. to break …   Australian English dictionary

  • erupt — [ē rupt′, irupt′] vi. [< L eruptus, pp. of erumpere, to break out, burst forth < e , out + rumpere, to break: see RUPTURE] 1. to burst forth or out, as from some restraint [erupting lava, a riot erupted] 2. to throw forth lava, water, steam …   English World dictionary

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