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  1. europt 17.5%
  2. errupt 7.5%
  3. erupte 5%
  4. Other 70%

Definitions of erupt


  1. become raw or open
  2. appear on the skin
  3. start to burn or burst into flames
  4. start abruptly
  5. become active and spew forth lava and rocks
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Examples of erupt

  1. The bombardment of the GPO had fascinated MacMurrough: the annunciatory puffs of smoke and the flames that roared to greet them; then the crashing gun’s report, the shell’s eruption—an illogical sequence, effect before cause, an object lesson in the madness of war.
  2. The volcanic pile built up above sea level so that lavas began to be erupted subaerially.
  3. For 10,000,000 years during the Miocene, Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs this area was a fiery inferno of constant volcanic activity and magnificent giants such as the Grizaba, La Malinche, Iztaccihuatl, Popocatepetl, Volcan de Toluca and Volcan de Colima, along with thousands of smaller volcanic cones, came into eruptive existence.

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