erupt Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “erupt” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [I]
VOLCANO If a volcano erupts, it suddenly throws out smoke, fire, and melted rocks.Exploding and erupting
HAPPEN to happen suddenly or violently: Violence erupted in the city on Friday night.Making short, sudden movements
PERSON to suddenly become very excited or angry, or start to shout: The whole stadium erupted when he scored the second goal.Becoming angry and expressing anger
/ɪˈrʌpʃən/ noun [C, U]
a volcanic eruption
(Definition of erupt from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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