"spurt" Definition

  1. v. i. To gush or issue suddenly or violently out in a stream, as liquor from a cask; to rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet; to spirt.
  2. v. t. To throw out, as a liquid, in a stream or jet; to drive or force out with violence, as a liquid from a pipe or small orifice; as, to spurt water from the mouth.
  3. n. A sudden and energetic effort, as in an emergency; an increased exertion for a brief space.
  4. v. i. To make a sudden and violent exertion, as in an emergency.

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Position in dictionary: 94041 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. t., n., v. i.,
Words that start with "spurt": 4
Words that end with "spurt": 2
Words that contain "spurt": 5
Next words in dictionary: spurted, spurting, spurtle, spurway, sput, sputa, sputation, sputative, spute, sputter
Previous words in dictionary: spurry, spurring, spurrier, spurrey, spurrer, spurred, spurning, spurner, spurned, spurn-water

English Dictionary Definition of spurt

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