growth spurt

Definition of growth spurt

  1. :  an occurrence of growing quickly and suddenly in a short period of time When he was 11 he had a growth spurt.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a stage in the process of growing :  size

    :  full growth

    :  the process of growing

  1. :  to gush forth :  spout

    :  to expel in a stream or jet :  squirt

  1. :  a sudden gush :  jet

  1. :  a short period of time :  moment

    :  a sudden brief burst of effort, activity, or development

    :  a sharp or sudden increase in business activity

  1. :  to make a spurt

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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