Erupt appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Let sap erupt, pure pastel!
- Sex alert: in a mask comes a consort, seam not pure, hair astray, roving in ebony, no benign ivory art sari… ah, erupt on maestros; no case mocks a man it relaxes.
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Definition of the verb erupt
What does erupt mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: erupted | erupting | erupts
- start abruptly
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location] There appeared a ship on the horizon [Theme] [Verb] A ship appeared [Theme] [Verb] [Location, locative adverb] It appeared there [Theme] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] A ship appeared on the horizon [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] On the horizon appeared a large ship
Verbs of Appearance (with the same syntax): appear, arise, awake, awaken, break, burst, coalesce, come, dawn, derive, develop, emanate, emerge, evolve, exude, flow, form, grow, gush, issue, materialize, open, plop, pop up, re-emerge, reappear, result, rise, show up, spill, spread, spring up, steal, stem, stream, supervene, surge, take shape, wax.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonym of erupt: break out
- more generic words: begin / start = have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
- erupt or intensify suddenly
- start to burn or burst into flames
- lexical domain: Weather - verbs of raining, snowing, thawing, thundering
- synonyms of erupt: catch fire / combust / conflagrate / ignite / take fire
- more generic terms: change state / turn = undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
- more specific terms:
- break out
- become active and spew forth lava and rocks
- force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
- appear on the skin
- become raw or open
Alternative definition of the verb erupt
- to violently eject
- synonym: burst
- [figuratively] to spontaneously release pressure or tension
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for erupt
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The Pedagogical Seminary (1920)
The first permanent tooth to erupt is the first molar, which is the sixth tooth from the middle line of the face, and makes its appearance normally by the time the child is six years of age. It is, in consequence, sometimes called the six-year molar, ...
by American Child Hygiene Association
The first permanent tooth to erupt is the first molar, which comes in back of the second molar of the temporary set. This tooth erupts at the age of about six years, and in many instances is considered by the parents to be one of the temporary ...
Expert Consult Premium by Peter J. Davis, Franklyn P. Cladis, Etsuro K. Motoyama
The last tooth to erupt is the deciduous second molar, called the 2-year molar because of its appearance at age 2 years. When completed, the primary dentition totals 20 teeth (Wright, 2000). As the toddler's growth continues, the mandible and ...
Firefly Geography Dictionary (2003)
by Firefly Books
The name "geyser" is derived from the Icelandic Geysir, and the "Great Geysir" used to erupt every 30 minutes or so. It is now nearly extinct, but can be made to erupt, for the benefit of tourists, by feeding it with special additives. There are ...
Symbols, Signs, and Meanings by J.M. DeBord
See also: Apocalypse, Arena, Army, Attack, Devil, Erupt, Fight, Group, Kill, Murder , Opponent, Rape, Revenge, Serial Killer, Tackle, Terrorist, War Engaged—See: Fiancé Envy—See: Jealous Erection—See: Penis Erupt—Dreams create ...
RIFT VOLCANOES In the rift zones where tectonic plates pull apart, the pressure that normally keeps the mantle rock solid relaxes, allowing some ofit to melt and erupt as fluid basalt lava. These eruptions are frequent and relatively predictable ...
Dictionary of Homonyms (2007)
by David Rothwell
erupt, irrupt These two words have similar meanings. The verb 'to erupt' means 'to break out suddenly, to be ejected from'. Hence ...
by Edy G. Schaffer
TALK, ERUPT, EXPLODE off chaff WINNOW off steam WANTON, CAROUSE. DEBAUCH on the head NOB. CONK on the knuckles RAP one's mind: si FREAK OUT one's nose: archaic SNET one's top off: colloqRAGE, RAVE, EXPLODE out ...
Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)
by Elsevier, Mosby
Lateral incisor Central incisor Erupt 8 to 12 mo 9 to 13 mo ...
Encyclopaedia Medica (1902)
by Chalmers Watson
stages are soft and known as epithelial odontomes, whilst those which are known as follicular odontomes are due to aberrations of the follicle when the tooth is completed and ready to erupt. Occasionally the follicle itself becomes converted ...
Definitions, Pronunciation, Synonyms, Etymology Comprising Hundreds of New Words
erupt(e-rupt'), vt. and vi. 1. Break out.
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Scrabble value of E1R1U1P3T1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine