how to pronounce spurt

spɜːt

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meanings of spurt

noun:

  1. The act of spurting, or something spurted.
  2. A moment, a short period of time.
  3. A sudden brief burst of, or increase in, speed, effort, activity, emotion or development.
  4. A brief gush, as of liquid spurting from an orifice or a cut/wound.
  5. A shoot; a bud.
  6. Ejaculation of semen.

verb:

  1. To cause to gush out suddenly or violently in a stream or jet.
  2. To rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet.
  3. To make a strong effort for a short period of time.

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