Meaning of BURST in English


n. 25B6; verb

one balloon burst : SPLIT (OPEN), rupture, break, tear.

a shell burst : EXPLODE, blow up, detonate, go off.

smoke burst through the hole : BREAK, erupt, surge, gush, rush, stream, flow, pour, spill; spout, spurt, jet, spew.

he burst into the room : PLUNGE, charge, barge, plough, hurtle, career, rush, dash, tear.

she burst into tears : BREAK OUT IN, erupt in, have a fit of.

25B6; noun

a burst in the tyre : RUPTURE, puncture, breach, split, blowout.

mortar bursts : EXPLOSION, detonation, blast, eruption, bang.

a burst of gunfire : VOLLEY, salvo, fusillade, barrage, discharge; hail, rain.

a burst of activity : OUTBREAK, eruption, flare-up, blaze, attack, fit, rush, gale, storm, surge, upsurge, spurt; informal splurt.

25A0; burst out

‘I don't care!’ she burst out : EXCLAIM, blurt, cry, shout, yell; dated ejaculate.

he burst out crying : SUDDENLY START.

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