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Synonyms for burst

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for burst

to come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure

to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

to become manifest suddenly and in full force

burst out: to speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion

a violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves

a sudden violent expression, as of emotion

a concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

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Synonyms for burst

the act of exploding or bursting

rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms

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a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)


a sudden intense happening

come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up

burst outward, usually with noise

move suddenly, energetically, or violently

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be in a state of movement or action

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emerge suddenly

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break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

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Due to the contradicting nature of the radio signals, Ravi and his team intend to stay on the lookout for other bursts in order to get a clearer idea of their origins.
Fast radio bursts come from all over the sky and last for just milliseconds.
The source, FRB 121102, was first detected in 2012 as a fast radio burst (FRB): an ultrabright, ultrabrief burst of radio waves with mysterious, likely extragalactic origins (S&T: July 2016, p.
Main components of a flow entry in the extended flow table Match Fields Counters Instructions Flow Information The Flow Information field is the extended part of a flow entry, and it contains some information of a burst-flow, such as the number of total bursts, the number of bursts that have reserved resources successfully, and the packet identities (IDs) of the bursts.
Coauthor Brad Cenko of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., said the next step is detecting "orphan" afterglows of bursts whose gamma rays are not quite pointed toward Earth.
The problem of burst loss in optical burst switching (OBS) networks was suggested to be solved by gathering wavelength usability statistics and assigning specific wavelengths for some bursts according to their predetermined priorities.
To validate the proposed analytical model, the number of bursts created in a period of time T produced by the Proposed analytical model and the results produced from simulation are compared in both cases SCR sending rates.
Washington, Dec 16 ( ANI ): Researchers have revealed that the chances of Earth being fried by a largest gamma ray burst are exceedingly rare.
In general, gamma ray bursts are ''the most titanic explosions in the universe,'' and this one was so big that some of the telescope instruments hit their peak, Preece said.
* natural proneness of coal to rock bursts (bumpiness of the roof-coal seam-floor system).
A burst plan was developed and reviewed with the project engineer and client.
The edge nodes can send bursts to all the other edge nodes and receive as well.
In September, 2009, there were two major bursts in the space of five days.
A rock burst is a sudden and violent expulsion of rock from the surrounding rock mass.