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Noun: belching  bel-ching
  1. The forceful expulsion of something from inside
    "the belching of smoke from factory chimneys"
  2. A reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    - belch, burp, burping, eructation
Verb: belch  belch
  1. Expel gas from the stomach
    "In China it is polite to belch at the table";
    - burp, bubble, eruct
  2. Become active and spew forth lava and rocks
    "Vesuvius belches once in a while";
    - erupt, extravasate

Derived forms: belchings

Type of: breathe, burst, ejection, emit, explode, expulsion, forcing out, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, pass off, physiological reaction, projection, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex

Encyclopedia: Belching