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  1. out·burst
  2. noun

    • 1. a sudden release of strong emotion:

      “she screamed at him about it one day,” said one source who witnessed the outburst
    • 2. a sudden outbreak of a particular activity:

      a wild outburst of applause
    • 3. a volcanic eruption.

    • 4. a sudden emission of energy or particles:

      a very dramatic outburst of neutrons
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: outburst, plural noun: outbursts

    • noun

      a sudden release of strong emotion:

      a sudden occurrence of a particular activity:

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