Definition of 'erupt'
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It is not the first time that violence has erupted between the pair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then the place erupted when they came on. The Sun (2016)The scandal erupted again just 11 days before the election. The Sun (2016)And as darkness engulfed the Jungle camp for the last time more violence erupted. The Sun (2016) Fighting erupted soon afterwards and lasted for more than three years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The place erupts when they enter town. The Sun (2013)Once the hammer went down the whole place erupted into applause. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Violence erupted last week as mass demonstrations took place across the country in the third general strike this year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Norwegian resentment inevitably erupted into violence. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)With growth returning, policymakers need to stamp this out before chaos erupts again. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Heavy fighting had again erupted in the nine-year civil war. Christianity Today (2000) Suddenly flames erupted, burning through the trousers and scorching his thigh. The Sun (2012)The pair had been arguing in French moments before violence erupted. The Sun (2012)When he got on to the ones they had heard before, the place erupted. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The whole place erupted... the policewoman squeezed my hand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The performance went perfectly, and at the end the place erupted. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Two sci-fi clubs at the centre of a feud that almost erupted into violence are to hold peace talks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nobody was hurt in the eruption, but local experts warned that the volcano could erupt again at any time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What happens if we have to alter the safe to unsafe, when danger suddenly erupts from an apparently trustworthy place or person? Everyday Violence (1990)On the sixth day of observing the smoking peak and waiting for action, the photographers saw the mountain erupt with massive violence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A subdued first period suddenly erupted with three goals in a three-minute spell just before the interval. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The question of whether to applaud between movements at a classical concert has long divided audiences and the row has erupted again at the Proms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More than 6,000 officers had been drafted in over fears that centuries of bad blood and conflict between the two nations would erupt in violence. The Sun (2012)The literature on this subject in the medical journals has been growing steadily, but in the last two or three years it has suddenly erupted. The Antioxidant Health Plan (1994)Year 9 pupils are urgently preparing an evacuation plan - they are about to be engulfed by lava from an erupting volcano. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The dispute over the proposed third runway at Heathrow erupted again yesterday as 13 top business leaders came out in opposition to the plan. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'erupt'
British English: erupt VERB
When a volcano erupts, it throws out a lot of hot, melted rock called lava, as well as ash and steam.
The volcano erupted, devastating the surrounding area.
Definition of erupt from the Collins English Dictionary
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