Definition of 'burst'
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The fact the exercise is a short burst really fit into my busy life. The Sun (2016)She arrives on stage in a dazzling costume to a burst of applause. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He looked up at me and burst into tears. The Sun (2016)Presumably enabling you to see your pipes burst on action replay. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The reaction to the video was like a dam bursting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were having a great time when suddenly he burst a blood vessel. The Sun (2016)An unnamed young man died from a single shot to the chest when a gang knocked on the front door and burst in. The Sun (2016)This week another monster storm suddenly burst into life in the Atlantic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I feel fit to burst with civic pride. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When cool enough to handle, score a cross in the top of the jacket potatoes and pinch the base of each one so they burst open. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They would just be chatting and suddenly burst into giggles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is a book bursting with inspiring ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Also baked beans for that sudden burst of energy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One character cried so much she burst a blood vessel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The heavy contraption would quite certainly bring the building down and would itself burst open. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)So is this burst of speed sustainable? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Turning up at home to find a pipe has burst and flooded my house? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It will make your heart burst with pride. The Sun (2016)The mere mention of his name causes them to burst into tears in grief. The Sun (2012)Short bursts of exercise speed up your metabolism. The Sun (2011)Then suddenly the door burst open and a man ran in. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then a burst of automatic fire came from the forest below the village. The Crossing-Place (1993)The dam burst just before the hour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Which is when the blood vessel burst in his eye. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The whole dream just burst apart in the space of a few seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When the blister burst he was left with a hole down to his muscle. The Sun (2014) Short bursts of incidental daylight as you go about your business should be sufficient for most people. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When she finished there were bursts of honest applause. Anne of Green Gables (1872)The one with the shaky hand who kept bursting into tears for no reason. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'burst'
British English: burst /bɜːst/ VERB
When something bursts or when you burst it, it suddenly splits open, and air or some other substance comes out.
A tyre burst.
- American English: burst
- Arabic: يَنْفَجِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: estourar
- Chinese: 爆裂
- Croatian: puknuti
- Czech: prasknout
- Danish: udbrud
- Dutch: barsten
- European Spanish: reventar
- Finnish: haljeta
- French: éclater
- German: platzen
- Greek: σκάω
- Italian: scoppiare
- Japanese: 破裂する
- Korean: 폭발하다
- Norwegian: revne
- Polish: wybuchnąć
- European Portuguese: estourar
- Romanian: a exploda
- Russian: лопнуть
- Spanish: reventar
- Swedish: spricka
- Thai: ระเบิด
- Turkish: patlamak delinerek
- Ukrainian: лопатися
- Vietnamese: xì
Definition of burst from the Collins English Dictionary
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