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Synonyms for eruption

Synonyms for eruption

the act of emerging violently from limits or restraints

a sudden violent expression, as of emotion

Synonyms for eruption

the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material

(of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)

a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)

a sudden very loud noise

the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum

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The agency said the second eruption took place at 3:50 p.
Seismologists said they believe magma has shifted toward the west and was rising to the surface, increasing the possibility of an eruption on the western slope of the island.
The Mount Gambier volcanic chain is a maar complex (a broad, low-relief volcanic crater) with over 400 eruption centres.
The largest of these volcanoes have been dubbed "super volcanoes" and their eruptions can trigger devastation with global impacts.
There are no immediate signs that the eruption in Eyjafjallajokull has caused any changes in the much more powerful Katla, some 12 miles east of the present eruption.
The eruptions would occur during the era just before a massive star enters its Wolf-Rayet phase.
In an incident 4 years ago, in the year 2010, an eruption of the Eyjafjallajokul volcano, in another region of Iceland, led to the shutting down of the air space in Europe for a span of six days, with over 100,000 flights being cancelled, in fear that the ash cloud from the eruption will affect it.
The eruption prompted Iceland to raise its aviation alert level to red - the highest level on a fivepoint scale - indicating the threat of "significant emission of ash into the atmosphere".
Researchers from the University of Southampton have been studying the Las Canadas volcanic caldera on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, which has generated at least eight major eruptions during the last 700,000 years.
The Las Canadas volcanic caldera on Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, has generated at least eight major eruptions during the last 700,000 years.
We've had eruptions going on at the summit and East Rift Zone, going on for years," he says.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, Dhu-AlQa'dah 15, 1432, Oct 13, 2011, SPA -- Fresh earthquakes on Thursday rocked the Spanish island of El Hierro in the Canaries, which has experienced a recent string of volcanic eruptions, dpa reported.
The latest series of eruptions at the Shinmoe Peak began on Jan.
The death toll from Merapi's eruptions climbed to 42 as of Wednesday, and about 73,000 people have fled to shelters.