out|burst

out|burst
out|burst «OWT burst», noun.
1. the act of bursting forth: »

an outburst of laughter, an outburst of anger, an outburst of smoke.

2. a sunspot or stellar explosion.
3. an outbreak; violent disorder; riot: »

racial outbursts.


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