Examples of eruption
<a great eruption of glee as it suddenly dawned on her that she had won>
<the eruption of the volcano Krakatoa was one of the most violent in global history>
First Known Use of eruption
ERUPTION Defined for Kids
Definition of eruption
1 : an instance of a volcano exploding
2 : the bursting out of material from a volcano
3 : the sudden occurrence or appearance of something
Medical Definition of eruption
1: an act, process, or instance of erupting <the eruption of the tooth from the gum>; specifically : the breaking out of an exanthem or enanthem on the skin or mucous membrane (as in measles)
2: something produced by an act or process of erupting: asa: the condition of the skin or mucous membrane caused by eruptingb: one of the lesions (as a pustule) constituting this condition
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