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English definition of “erupt”

erupt

verb [I]    /ɪˈrʌpt/
to burst out suddenly or explode : The crowd erupted in cheers . The building erupted in flames when the plane struck it. earth science If a volcano (= type of mountain ) erupts, it begins to throw out hot rocks and burning substances . eruption    /ɪˈrʌp·ʃən/ noun [C]
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