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Definition of: burst

(bûrst) v. burst, burst·ing v.i.
1. To break open or come apart suddenly and violently; explode, as from internal force.
2. To be full to the point of breaking open; bulge.
3. To issue forth or enter suddenly or violently.
4. To appear, begin; become audible or evident, etc.: A sound burst upon their ears.
5. To give sudden expression to passion, grief, etc.: to burst into tears; also, to be filled with violent emotion: He was bursting with rage.

6. To cause to break open suddenly or violently; force open; puncture.
7. To fill or cause to swell to the point of breaking open.

1. A sudden or violent explosion, rending, or disruption.
2. Mil. a The explosion of a bomb or shell on impact or in the air. b The number of bullets fired by one pressure on the trigger of an automatic weapon: a short burst.
3. A sudden effort; spurt; rush.
4. A sudden opening to view; prospect. [OE berstan]

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