Definitions for

Overview of noun irruption

The noun irruption has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) irruption

(a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in; "the recent irruption of bad manners")

2. irruption

(a sudden sharp increase in the relative numbers of a population)

3. outbreak, eruption, irruption

(a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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