HyperDic: eruption

English > 6 senses of the word eruption:
NOUNeventeruption, volcanic eruptionthe sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
stateeruptionsymptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
stateeruption, eructation, extravasation(of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
eventeruption, outbreak, irruptiona sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)
eventeruption, bang, clap, blast, bama sudden very loud noise
eventeruptionthe emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum
eruption > pronunciation
Soundsihrah'pshahn; iyrah'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > eruption: 6 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material.
Synonymvolcanic eruption
NarrowerPlinian eruptionA volcanic eruption in which a stream of gas and ash is violently ejected to a height of several miles
BroaderdischargeThe sudden giving off of energy
Spanisherupción, erupción volcánica
Catalanerupció, erupció volcànica
Verbseruptbecome active and spew forth lava and rocks
English > eruption: 6 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningsymptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible.
Narrowereczema vaccinatum, Kaposi's varicelliform eruptionA now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles
enanthem, enanthemaeruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease
exanthem, exanthema, skin eruptioneruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
rash, roseola, efflorescence, skin rashAny red eruption of the skin
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanisherupción, grano, sarpullido
Catalanerupció, gra
Adjectiveseruptiveproducing or characterized by eruptions
English > eruption: 6 senses > noun 3, state
Meaning(of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed).
Synonymseructation, extravasation
Categoryvent, volcanoA fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
Broaderaction, activity, activenessThe state of being active
Spanisherupción
Catalanerupció
Verbseruptbecome active and spew forth lava and rocks
English > eruption: 6 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition).
Synonymsoutbreak, irruption
NarrowerepidemicA widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
recrudescenceA return of something after a period of abatement
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishbrote, comienzo, desencadenamiento, erupción, estallido, irrupción
Catalanbrot, erupció, esclat
Verbserupterupt or intensify suddenly
English > eruption: 6 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningA sudden very loud noise.
Synonymsbang, clap, blast, bam
Narrowerwater hammerThe banging sound of steam in pipes
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishestallido, explosión
Catalanexplosió
English > eruption: 6 senses > noun 6, event
MeaningThe emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum.
Broaderemergence, egress, issueThe becoming visible
Spanisherupción
Verbseruptbreak out

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