1. eruption

noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material.


  • volcanic eruption
  • discharge


  • success
  • failure
  • noncurrent

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Rhymes with Eruption

  • anticorruption
  • disruption
  • interruption
  • corruption

Sentences with eruption

1. Noun, singular or mass
of baking soda in a twist of tissue to set off the eruption.

Quotes about eruption

1. The fact that a cloud from a minor volcanic eruption in Iceland—a small disturbance in the complex mechanism of life on the Earth—can bring to a standstill the aerial traffic over an entire continent is a reminder of how, with all its power to transform nature, humankind remains just another species on the planet Earth.
- Slavoj Žižek

2. A book is an arrangement of twenty-six phonetic symbols, ten numerals, and about eight punctuation marks, and people can cast their eyes over these and envision the eruption of Mount Vesuvius or the Battle of Waterloo.
- Kurt Vonnegut

2. eruption

noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition).


  • occurrent
  • epidemic
  • recrudescence
  • occurrence
  • outbreak
  • happening
  • natural event


  • prudent
  • disappearance
  • appearance
  • beginning

3. eruption

noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum.


  • emergence
  • egress


  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia

4. eruption

noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed).


  • action
  • extravasation
  • eructation
  • activeness


  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • ecdemic
  • endemic

5. eruption

noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible.


  • symptom
  • eczema vaccinatum
  • exanthem
  • efflorescence
  • skin eruption
  • enanthema
  • enanthem
  • roseola
  • rash
  • skin rash
  • exanthema


  • sympatry
  • absence
  • regularity
  • comprehensibility

6. eruption

noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] a sudden very loud noise.


  • noise
  • water hammer
  • bang
  • blast
  • clap


  • hypernatremia
  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia
  • nondevelopment