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Noun
A sudden brief outbreak
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“Hopefully I'll have a sudden burst of inspiration and rattle the last of it off in no time at all.”
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The act of breaking or the state of being broken
“The boosters near her wings flared up, erupting in a burst of pressure that sent her streaming forward.”
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The act or an instance of exploding
“A burst of machine-gun fire.”
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An instance of breaking or splitting as a result of internal pressure or puncturing
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A sudden and brief burst of bright light
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An occasion when a tyre on a vehicle bursts or an electric fuse melts
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A violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd
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A hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
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A small quantity or patch of liquid or color on a surface
Verb
Break open or apart suddenly and violently, especially as a result of an impact or internal pressure
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“Suddenly they burst apart, and a frighteningly large steel staff fell to the ground.”
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To break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
“The turnover's crust burst when the filling expanded.”
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Move suddenly and violently
“Adam Lee burst into the crowd and pulled the bleeding Rebel from the battered Yankee.”
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Suddenly begin doing or producing something
“Jacqui looked at me, her eyes shining with not relief or left over fear or any other emotion instead she burst into a spate of giggles.”
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To break from internal pressure
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“Water burst through the dam and flooded their villages.”
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To be copiously supplied
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Make a sudden loud noise, typically repeatedly
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Make a long tear or cut in
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Move or act with great haste
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To cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
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To pierce and make a hole or holes in
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To grow quickly to a large size
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Burn or shine with a sudden intensity
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To produce flowers
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To engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
Adjective
Having been broken
“A burst tyre.”
Adjective
Reduced
Adjective
Cut open
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