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noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material.
- volcanic eruption
Rhymes with Eruption
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
noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition).
- natural event
noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum.
noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed).
noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible.
- eczema vaccinatum
- skin eruption
- skin rash
noun. ['ˌiːˈrʌpʃən, ˌɪˈrʌpʃən'] a sudden very loud noise.
- water hammer