outbreak definition

  • noun:
    • an abrupt enhance: an outbreak of influenza.
    • An Abrupt eruption; an outburst: "an outbreak of attacks, violent agitation, and arrests” ( Samuel Chew).
    • An eruption, abrupt look
    • a rapid increase.
    • An outburst or sudden eruption, specially of violence and mischief.
    • An uproar, riot
    • A geological layer that breaks away
    • A bursting forth; eruption; insurrection; mutiny; revolt.
    • A sudden start of a violent event.
    • an abrupt event or manifestation; -- frequently of disease or feeling, in one individual or a group.
    • A breaking out; an outburst; an abrupt and violent manifestation: as, an outbreak of fever; an outbreak of preferred indignation.
    • A rupture for the comfort; a public disruption or riot.
    • a sudden violent natural event (usually of some unwelcome problem)
  • verb:
    • to-burst on
    • To break forth
  • others:
    • To break or burst forth.

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