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Definition of Eruption


  1. 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. That which bursts forth.
  3. A violent exclamation; ejaculation.
  4. The breaking out of pimples, or an efflorescence, as in measles, scarlatina, etc.
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Eruption Translations

eruption in French is tir par rafales
eruption in German is Ausbruch {m}
eruption in Italian is esplosione
eruption in Norwegian is utbrudd
eruption in Swedish is utslag, utbrott