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belchverb [I or T]

uk   us   /beltʃ/
to ​allowair from the ​stomach to come out ​noisily through the ​mouth: He belched ​noisily.figurative The ​exhaustpipe belched out (= ​produced)denseblacksmoke.
belch
noun [C] uk   us  
The ​babylet out a ​loud, ​satisfied belch.
(Definition of belch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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belch

 us   /beltʃ/
to have ​air from the ​stomach come out in a ​noisy way through the ​mouth If something is belched or belched out, it comes out in ​quick, ​violentbursts: [I/T] The ​chimney was belching (out) ​thicksmoke.
belch
noun [C]  us   /beltʃ/
(Definition of belch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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