Pronunciation: spûrt
v. i.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.
v. t.1.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.
n.1.A sudden or violent ejection or gushing of a liquid, as of water from a tube, orifice, or other confined place, or of blood from a wound; a jet; a spirt.
2.A shoot; a bud.
3.A sudden outbreak; as, a spurt of jealousy.
Spurt grass
(Bot.) a rush fit for basket work.
- Dr. Prior.
1.A sudden and energetic effort, as in an emergency; an increased exertion for a brief space.
v. i.1.To make a sudden and violent exertion, as in an emergency.
[imp. & p. p. Spurted; p. pr. & vb. n. Spurting.]
Noun1.spurt - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
Synonyms: spirt, squirt, jet
Verb1.spurt - gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
Synonyms: gush, spirt, spout
2.spurt - move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
Synonyms: spirt, forge
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Translate Spurt to German, Translate Spurt to French
Spurred corolla
spurred gentian
-- Spurt --
Spurt grass
sputum smear
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