spurt - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlespurting
past tensespurted
past participlespurted
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if a liquid spurts from something, it comes out in a sudden strong flow

    Blood spurted from the wound.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to move somewhere or to do something suddenly and quickly, using a lot of energy

    He spurted to the top of the hill.