"eruption" Definition

  1. n. The act of breaking out or bursting forth; as: (a) A violent throwing out of flames, lava, etc., as from a volcano of a fissure in the earth's crust. (b) A sudden and overwhelming hostile movement of armed men from one country to another. Milton. (c) A violent commotion.
  2. n. That which bursts forth.
  3. n. A violent exclamation; ejaculation.
  4. n. The breaking out of pimples, or an efflorescence, as in measles, scarlatina, etc.

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Position in dictionary: 34432 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "eruption": 2
Words that end with "eruption": 1
Words that contain "eruption": 2
Next words in dictionary: eruptional, eruptive, erven, ery, eryngium, eryngo, erysipelas, erysipelatoid, erysipelatous, erysipelous
Previous words in dictionary: erupt, erumpent, eruginous, erugate, erudition, erudite, erudiate, eructation, eructate, eruct

English Dictionary Definition of eruption

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