Definition of 'spurt'
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This spurt of activity is represented by the four volumes under review. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Other growers claim that the optimum is a short fast spurt. Food Watch (1994)Some may find the sudden spurt of fake blood around his mouth almost comical. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Is she going through a growth spurt and in need of more food than last week? The Sun (2016)But their growth spurt across the pond has been hindered by a glaringly obvious gap in their motorcycle range. The Sun (2009)He then found if he swung his arms back, he could emit a continuous spurt of blood. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A sudden spurt of global growth would do wonders. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A massive spurt of blood arched its way across the bed. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)There might be a spurt of extra energy, but this would literally be being borrowed from almost exhausted reserves. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)A global growth spurt is imminent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps I need to prepare for a growth spurt. The Sun (2016)Martial, left, can be quiet for a while but then suddenly spurt into life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Women's football has enjoyed a boom and the Olympics could prompt a similar growth spurt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)While some investors may be tempted to take profits after the recent spurt, there should still be decent returns for those prepared to hold on for more. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'spurt'
British English: spurt VERB
When liquid or fire spurts from somewhere, or when something spurts liquid or fire, it comes out quickly in a thin, powerful stream.
Small jets of water spurted through cracks in the wood.
British English: spurt NOUN
A spurt of liquid is a stream of it which comes out of something very forcefully.
A spurt of diesel came from one valve and none from the other.
Definition of spurt from the Collins English Dictionary
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