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Meaning of “erupt” - Learner’s Dictionary

erupt

verb [I]     /ɪˈrʌpt/
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
eruption     /ɪˈrʌpʃən/ noun [C, U]
a volcanic eruption
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