erupt


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  • verb

Synonyms for erupt

explode

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gush

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break out

Synonyms for erupt

to become manifest suddenly and in full force

to send forth (confined matter) violently

Synonyms for erupt

start abruptly

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erupt or intensify suddenly

become active and spew forth lava and rocks

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force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up

appear on the skin

become raw or open

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46 may have experienced a transient ankylosis which would be coincident with its failure to erupt and migrate mesially thus allowing 47 to over-erupt.
htm) Mount Sinabung: Alert Raised to Highest Level as Indonesia Volcano Erupts Nine Times [PHOTOS + VIDEO]
He said: "There are many volcanoes like Sinabung that have the potential to erupt again and will erupt again, but the resources are only diverted once they start to show activity.
If Rainier erupts, lava or pyroclastic flow shouldn't reach far beyond the boundaries of Mount Rainier National Park, explains Willie Scott, head scientist at the Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, Washington.
Coronal mass ejections erupt from the sun and travel at speeds as high as 2,000 km (1,240 mi) per second.
e1) told Agence-France Presse that Hekla usually erupts with both lava and ash and "if the next eruption is of the same character (as the previous ones), it is unlikely that it will have any effects on flights in Europe.
The volcano started to erupt around midnight on Sunday, charts on the website of France-based VAAC indicated.
Of course, many volcanoes erupt with little or no warning.
Suddenly, everyone's on alert to see which volcano will erupt next and how it might affect us.
But researchers don't know how soon after an S appears an active region will erupt.
Approximately 50 volcanoes erupt every year, endangering people's lives.
If it were to erupt with the same power as Mount St.
Gamma-ray bursts erupt at random, and spacecraft detect them about once a day.
The simulations may shed new light on how prominences arise, contort, and erupt, Bellan explains.