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English

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Verb

to spurt

  1. To gush or issue suddenly or violently out in a stream, as liquor from a cask; to rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet; to spirt.
  2. To throw out, as a liquid, in a stream or jet; to drive or force out with violence, as a liquid from a pipe or small orifice; as, to spurt water from the mouth.

Noun

Singular
spurt

Plural
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  1. A brief gush, as of liquid spurting from an orifice.
    a spurt of water
  2. (slang) Ejaculation of semen
  3. Any sudden but not prolonged action.
    The boss's visit prompted a brief spurt of activity.

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