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  1. spurt
    IPA[spərt]
  2. verb

    • 1. gush out in a sudden and forceful stream:

      he cut his finger, and blood spurted over the sliced potatoes
    • 2. cause to gush out suddenly:

      the kettle boiled and spurted scalding water everywhere
    • 3. move with a sudden burst of speed:

      the other car had spurted to the top of the ramp

    noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: spurt, plural noun: spurts

    • v.: verb: spurt, 3rd person present: spurts, gerund or present participle: spurting, past tense: spurted, past participle: spurted

    • verb

      gush out in a sudden and forceful stream:

      cause to gush out suddenly:

    • noun

      a sudden gushing stream:

      a sudden marked burst or increase of activity or speed:

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