burst definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To come open or fly aside all of a sudden or violently, specifically from interior pressure.
    • To explode.
    • becoming or appear to be full to the level of breaking available: The sacks were bursting with whole grain.
    • To emerge, come forth, or show up all of a sudden: burst out from the home.
    • To come apart or seem to come apart because of overwhelming emotion: thought his heart would burst with happiness.
    • to offer abrupt utterance or expression: burst completely laughing; burst into rips.
    • To fly aside or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or stress, especially to a rapid and violent exertion of force, or even to pressure from within; to explode.
    • To use power or pressure by which some thing is made unexpectedly to provide method; to split through obstacles or limits; ergo, to seem instantly and unexpectedly or unaccountably, or even leave this kind of way; -- typically with a few qualifying adverb or preposition, as forth, out, away, into, upon, through, etc.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause to burst: burst the balloon. See Synonyms at break.
    • To exert strong stress in order to force (one thing) open.
    • to separate your lives (a continuing type or printout) into specific sheets.
    • To break or rend by physical violence, as by an overcharge or by stress or force, esp. from within; to make available suddenly.
    • to-break.
    • to create as an effect of bursting.
  • noun:
    • a rapid outbreak or outburst; an explosion.
    • The result of bursting, especially the surge of a projectile or bomb on impact or in air.
    • The number of bullets fired from an automatic tool by one pull of trigger.
    • A volley of bullets fired from an automatic weapon: The machine gunner fired a quick burst.
    • An abrupt, intense enhance; a rush: a burst of speed; fitful bursts of wind.
    • a time period of intense activity: "I write-in extremely quick bursts—10 or quarter-hour” ( Zoe Heller).
    • An instance of, or even the work of bursting.
    • a rapid breaking forth; a violent rending; an explosion.
    • Any quick, violent effort or energy; a spurt.
    • a rapid orifice, at the time of landscape; a stretch; an expanse.
    • A rupture or hernia; a breach.
    • an abrupt disruption; a violent rending.
    • A sudden explosion or shooting forth; a rush; an out-burst: as, a burst of applause; a burst of enthusiasm; “burst of thunder,”
    • A rupture; a hernia.
    • 4. a good race; a spurt.
    • an abrupt opening to picture or view.
    • A spree.
    • the work of bursting or bursting
    • a rapid flurry of task (usually for no obvious reason)
    • an abrupt intense happening
    • quick simultaneous discharge of firearms
  • verb:
    • to-break from inner force.
    • To cause to-break from inner pressure.
    • to split up formfeed at perforation lines
    • To enter or leave hurriedly and unexpectedly..
    • maintain circumstances of motion or activity
    • burst outward, typically with sound
    • force-out or release unexpectedly and frequently violently anything stored
    • come available all of a sudden and violently, just as if from interior stress
    • emerge unexpectedly
    • cause to burst
    • break available or aside out of the blue and forcefully
    • move unexpectedly, energetically, or violently
  • others:
    • To travel or break available as a result of inner forces along with abrupt assault; experience a violent disruption; explode.
    • Hence—2. Figuratively, to-break or give way from violent pain or emotion: as, my mind will burst; her heart rush with grief.
    • in the future or get instantly; dash: as, the enemy right away explosion upon united states.
    • to-rend by force or physical violence (whatever confines or maintains); available unexpectedly and violently; cause to explode: because, to burst a person's bonds; to burst a cannon.
    • to split, in general.
    • Synonyms (intransitive verb and t.) To divide, separate, rend, rip.
    • In pin-pool billiards, to go beyond a score of 31; in ball-pool, to smash on pyramid.

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