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Noun: eruption  i'rúp-shun
  1. The sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
    - volcanic eruption
     
  2. (medicine) symptom consisting a rash or blemish appearing on the skin
     
  3. (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
    - eructation, extravasation
     
  4. A sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)
    "the eruption of hostilities";
    - outbreak, irruption
     
  5. A sudden very loud noise
    - bang, clap, blast, bam
     
  6. The emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum

Sounds like: erupting, irruptingn, irruptio

Derived forms: eruptions

Type of: action, activeness, activity, discharge, egress, emergence, happening, issue, natural event, noise, occurrence, occurrent, symptom

Encyclopedia: Eruption