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Dictionary definition for: Eruption

1. (n) the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material

2. (n) symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible

3. (n) (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)

4. (n) a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition) "the outbreak of hostilities"

5. (n) a sudden very loud noise

6. (n) the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum

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