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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum; A sudden very loud noise; A sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition);

Usage examples (34)
  • Even then, however, the eruption from the Icelandic
  • This monitoring images show an eruption from the Japanese volcano
  • And this angry eruption is coming from the left, not the right, as in the USA.
  • The idea that these individuals were escaping an eruption is attractive, but very unlikely. for more
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  • There was an "eruption" (a bursting forth) of outrage over the "irruption" (a sudden invasion) of one gang into the other's territory.
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