a sudden and violent occurrence or outbreakThe driver lost control when a tyre burst.She burst the balloon with a pin.
He fell through the window, breaking the glass.
In a severe gale the ship split in two.
A gas main had cracked under my neighbour's garage.
Crack the salt crust and you will find the skin just peels off the fish.
Safety glass won't shatter if it's broken.
It's an exploded fracture – the bones have fragmented.
shiver (archaic, literary), , ,
Tanks can rupture and burn in a collision.
rend asunder, ,
to come or go suddenly and forciblyWater burst through the dam and flooded their villages.
Water rushes out of huge tunnels.
cisterns to catch rainwater as it ran off the walls
Blood was pouring from his broken nose.
A cloud of white smoke jetted out from the trees.
The crowd surged out from the church.
spill, , ,
When the bell rings, more than 1,000 children spill from the classrooms.
A waterfall cascades down the cliff from the hills.
In a storm, water spouts out of the blowhole just like a whale.
to come or go suddenly and forciblyBurglars burst into his home while he was eating breakfast.
to break or cause to break open or apart suddenly and noisilyEvery now and then you hear some bombs bursting.
a sudden increase of effortshort bursts of activity
A rush of affection swept over him.
He was overcome by a sudden surge of jealousy.
I broke into a fit of giggles.
an outbreak of violence involving hundreds of youths
This outbreak of flu is no worse than normal.
an outburst of anger
an incomprehensible spate of words
I heard a gush of water.
A torrent of water rushed into the reservoir.
I flushed bright red as a spurt of anger flashed through me.
The news of his death produced an instant outpouring of grief.
an instance of breaking open suddenlya burst of fireworks
Three people were badly injured in a bomb explosion in London today.
Suddenly there was a loud crack and glass flew into the air.
250 people were killed in the blast.
I heard four or five loud bangs.
Where firearms are kept at home, the risk of accidental discharge is high.
See burst into tears
See burst out
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in the sense of bang
a short loud explosive noise, such as the report of a gunI heard four or five loud bangs.
in the sense of blast
an explosion, such as that caused by dynamite250 people were killed in the blast.
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