Eruption Definition

ĭ-rŭpshən
eruptions
noun
eruptions
A bursting forth or out, as of lava from a volcano.
Webster's New World
The act or process of erupting.
American Heritage
A throwing forth of lava, water, steam, etc.
Webster's New World
An instance of erupting.
American Heritage
A sudden outburst, as of emotion or social discontent.
Webster's New World
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The release of gas, ash, molten materials, or hot water into the atmosphere or onto the Earth's surface from a volcano or other opening in the Earth's surface.
American Heritage Science

Other Word Forms of Eruption

Noun

Singular:
eruption
Plural:
eruptions

Origin of Eruption

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