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burst

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Adjective burst has 1 sense
  1. burst, ruptured, busted - suddenly and violently broken open especially from internal pressure (`busted' is an informal term for `burst'); "a burst balloon"; "burst pipes"; "burst seams"; "a ruptured appendix"; "a busted balloon"
    Antonym: undamaged (indirect, via damaged)
Noun burst has 4 senses
  1. explosion, burst - the act of exploding or bursting something; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"
    --1 is a kind of change of integrity
    --1 has particulars: detonation; fulmination
    Derived forms: verb burst3, verb burst1
  2. fusillade, salvo, volley, burst - rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
    --2 is a kind of fire, firing
  3. burst, fit - a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"
    --3 is a kind of activity
    --3 has particulars: fits and starts
    Derived form: verb burst5
  4. outburst, burst, flare-up - a sudden violent happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"
    --4 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    --4 has particulars: salvo; rush
Verb burst has 8 senses
  1. burst, split, break open - break open or apart suddenly; "The bubble burst"
    --1 is one way to break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
    Derived form: noun burst1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. break, burst, erupt - force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
    --2 is one way to express emotion, express feelings
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. explode, burst - burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
    --3 is one way to change integrity
    Derived forms: noun burst1, noun burster1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. burst - move suddenly, energetically, or violently; "He burst out of the house into the cool night"
    --4 is one way to
    jump, leap, bound, spring
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. abound, burst, bristle - be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
    --5 is one way to have, feature
    Derived form: noun burst3
    Sample sentence:
    The streets burst with crowds
  6. burst - emerge suddenly; "The sun burst into view"
    --6 is one way to
    emerge
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  7. collapse, burst - cause to burst; "The ice broke the pipe"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  8. burst, bust - break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"
    --8 is one way to break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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