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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth; (of volcanos) pouring out fumes of lava (or a deposit so formed).

Usage examples (32)
  • Methanogens are microbes that make methane gas Cows also make methane in their stomachs and burp it out, this is called eructation - I though you'd like to know.
  • But that eructation that day was in a different league.
  • Remembering his manners, Tarrant tried gallantly, but the eructation eluded him.
  • Mr.P. is sullen, and seems to mistake an eructation for the breaking of wind backwards. for more
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