adverb see erupt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eruptively — See eruptive. * * * …   Universalium

  • eruptively — adv. in an eruptive manner, with a tendency to break forth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eruptively — erup·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • eruptively — adverb see eruptive I …   Useful english dictionary

  • eruptive — eruptively, adv. eruptivity, eruptiveness, n. /i rup tiv/, adj. 1. bursting forth, or tending to burst forth. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of an eruption. 3. Geol. noting a rock formed by the eruption of molten material. 4. Pathol. causing… …   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

  • ballad — balladic /beuh lad ik/, adj. balladlike, adj. /bal euhd/, n. 1. any light, simple song, esp. one of sentimental or romantic character, having two or more stanzas all sung to the same melody. 2. a simple narrative poem of folk origin, composed in… …   Universalium

  • eruptive — [ē rup′tiv, irup′tiv] adj. 1. erupting or tending to erupt 2. of, produced by, or formed by eruption [eruptive rock] 3. Med. causing or characterized by a skin eruption n. Geol. a rock thrown out by volcanic eruption eruptively adv …   English World dictionary

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