spurt

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Ejaculation of semen
To cause to gush out suddenly or violently in a stream or jet
Any sudden but not prolonged action

The boss's visit prompted a brief spurt of activity.

A brief gush, as of liquid spurting from an orifice or a cut/wound

a spurt of water; a spurt of blood.

To make a strong effort for a short period of time

The runners spurted to the last lap as if they had extracted new energy from the applauds of the audience.

To rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet

With that he pulled open his shirt, and with his long sharp nails opened a vein in his breast. When the blood began to spurt out, he took my hands in one of his, holding them tight, and with the other seized my neck and pressed my mouth to the wound, so that I must either suffocate or swallow some to the . . . Oh, my God! My God! What have I done?.

{n} a quick stream, start, sudden fit, hurry
{v} to fly or throw out in a quick stream
A spurt of activity, effort, or emotion is a sudden, brief period of intense activity, effort, or emotion. At adolescence, muscles go through a growth spurt = surge
A sudden outbreak; as, a spurt of jealousy
the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
If someone or something spurts somewhere, they suddenly increase their speed for a short while in order to get there. The back wheels spun and the van spurted up the last few feet
A brief gush, as of liquid spurting from an orifice
To throw out, as a liquid, in a stream or jet; to drive or force out with violence, as a liquid from a pipe or small orifice; as, to spurt water from the mouth
gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth
To gush or issue suddenly or violently out in a stream, as liquor from a cask; to rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet; to spirt
A sudden or violent ejection or gushing of a liquid, as of water from a tube, orifice, or other confined place, or of blood from a wound; a jet; a spirt
{f} gush out suddenly and forcibly, spout, squirt, jet, burst, surge; make an increased effort for a short period of time
A shoot; a bud
Fig
When liquid or fire spurts from somewhere, or when something spurts liquid or fire, it comes out quickly in a thin, powerful stream. They spurted blood all over me. I nearly passed out a fountain that spurts water nine stories high I saw flames spurt from the roof. Spurt out means the same as spurt. When the washing machine spurts out water at least we can mop it up Wear eye protection when opening the container, since it's so easy for contents to spurt out
If something happens in spurts, there are periods of activity followed by periods in which it does not happen. The deals came in spurts: three in 1977, none in 1978, three more in 1979
To make a sudden and violent exertion, as in an emergency
{i} forcible gush; sudden outburst; stream, jet, squirt; marked increase of effort for a short time
A spurt of liquid is a stream of it which comes out of something very forcefully. A spurt of diesel came from one valve and none from the other. = jet
gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
A sudden and energetic effort, as in an emergency; an increased exertion for a brief space
spurting
propelled violently in a usually narrow stream
spurting
present participle of spurt
spurts
plural of spurt
spurt
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