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spurts

noun , plural of spurt

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1 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity
  • a spurt of economic growth for the first quarter of the year
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2 a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening
  • a sudden spurt of blood rushed out from the opened wound
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spurts

verb , present tense third-person singular of spurt

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1 to flow out in great quantities or with force
  • water spurted from the garden hose just as I was checking the nozzle
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2 to throw out or off (something from within) often violently
  • the pipe suddenly cracked and began spurting water
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