gas spurt

noun

: one of the little heaps that occur on the surface of certain geological strata containing organic matter and that are believed to be due to the escape of gas during early formative stages of the strata

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“Gas spurt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gas%20spurt. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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