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Noun: outpouring  'awt,po-ring
  1. A natural flow of ground water
    - spring, fountain, outflow, natural spring
  2. A sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    "she attacked him with an outpouring of words";
    - flush, gush
  3. The pouring forth of a fluid
    - discharge, run
  4. The rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
    - barrage, bombardment, onslaught
  5. A large flow
    - flood, overflow
Verb: pour  por
  1. Cause to run
    "pour water over the floor"
  2. Move in large numbers
    "people were pouring out of the theatre";
    - swarm, stream, teem, pullulate
  3. Cause (a liquid) to flow out from a container
    "the sommelier poured the wines";
    - decant, pour out
  4. Flow in a spurt
    "Water poured all over the floor"
  5. Supply in large amounts or quantities
    "We poured money into the education of our children"
  6. Rain heavily
    "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!";
    - pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets, chuck [Brit], chuck it down [Brit], teem, tip [Brit], bucket [Brit]

Derived forms: outpourings

See also: pour down

Type of: course, crowd, crowd together, displace, feed, flow, flowing, formation, furnish, geological formation, language, linguistic communication, move, provide, rain, rain down, render, run, stream, supply

Encyclopedia: Pour