- IPA: /ɪˈɹʌpt/
erupt (erupts, present participle erupting; past and past participle erupted)
- (intransitive) To eject something violently (such as lava or water, as from a volcano or geyser).
- The volcano erupted, spewing lava across a wide area.
- (intransitive) To burst forth; to break out.
- The third molar tooth erupts late in most people, and sometimes does not appear at all.
- (intransitive, figuratively) To spontaneously release pressure or tension.
- The crowd erupted in anger.
- And Stamford Bridge erupted with joy as Florent Malouda slotted in a cross from Drogba, who had stayed just onside.
- French: entrer en éruption
- German: ausbrechen
- Italian: eruttare
- Portuguese: entrar em erupção
- Russian: (transitive) изверга́ть
- Spanish: entrar en erupción