meaning of Burst

Burst meaning in General Dictionary

a rapid breaking forth a violent rending an explosion as an explosion of thunder a rush of applause a burst of enthusiasm a burst of determination

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  • to split or rend by violence as by an overcharge or by stress or pressure esp from within to make open out of the blue concerning burst a cannon to burst a blood vessel to burst available the doorways
  • To travel aside or perhaps in pieces of break ready to accept produce to force or stress specifically to a-sudden and violent exertion of power or to stress from within to explode whilst the boiler had burst the buds will burst in springtime
  • cause to-burst
  • take circumstances of action or activity
  • move unexpectedly, energetically, or violently
  • emerge out of the blue
  • force out or launch out of the blue and often violently something stored
  • break available or apart instantly and forcefully
  • burst outward, usually with sound
  • come open all of a sudden and violently, just as if from internal pressure
  • a sudden extreme occurring
  • the work of exploding or bursting
  • a rapid flurry of task (usually for no obvious reason)
  • quick simultaneous release of firearms
  • of Burst
  • To travel apart or in pieces; of break available; to produce to force or pressure, specially to a sudden and violent exertion of power, or to pressure from within; to explode; because, the boiler had burst; the buds will burst in spring.
  • To use force or force where something is made instantly to provide method; to-break through hurdles or restrictions; for this reason, to look out of the blue and unexpectedly or unaccountably, or to leave in these types of fashion; -- often with qualifying adverb or preposition, as forth, out, away, into, upon, through, etc.
  • to split or rend by violence, as by an overcharge or by strain or force, esp. from within; to make open suddenly; since, to rush a cannon; to-burst a blood vessel; to burst open the doorways.
  • to split.
  • To produce as an effect of bursting; since, to-burst an opening through the wall surface.
  • an abrupt breaking forth; a violent rending; an explosion; as, a burst of thunder; a burst of applause; a burst of enthusiasm; a rush of determination.
  • Any quick, violent effort or effort; a spurt; as, a burst of rate.
  • A sudden orifice, since landscape; a stretch; an expanse.
  • A rupture or hernia; a breach.

Burst meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English berstan (intransitive) "break instantly, shatter under pressure" (class III strong verb; past anxious b

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  • 1610s, "act of bursting," from burst (v.). Indicating "a spurt" (of task, etc.) is from 1862. The earlier noun berst (early center English) required "damage, damage, damage."

Burst meaning in Computer Science Dictionary

A block of data sent all at one time. For instance, a computer or other computer system device may watch for a buffer to be high in information and for a certain time before bursting the data to another location.


Burst - German to English

rush


Burst meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Burst

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  • (v. i.) To fly apart or perhaps in pieces; of break available; to produce to force or pressure, particularly to a sudden and violent exertion of force, or to stress from within; to explode; because, the boiler had burst; the buds will burst in springtime.
  • (v. i.) To exert force or stress in which one thing is made all of a sudden to offer way; to split through obstacles or restrictions; ergo, to look all of a sudden and unexpectedly or unaccountably, or to depart such manner; -- frequently with qualifying adverb or preposition, as forth, out, away, into, upon, through, etc.
  • (v. t.) To split or rend by assault, as by an overcharge or by strain or stress, esp. from within; to make open instantly; as, to-burst a cannon; to burst a blood vessel; to burst available the doors.
  • (v. t.) To break.
  • (v. t.) To create as a result of bursting; since, to burst a hole through wall surface.
  • (letter.) An abrupt breaking forth; a violent rending; an explosion; as, a burst of thunder; a burst of applause; a burst of enthusiasm; a burst of inspiration.
  • (n.) Any brief, violent exertion or work; a spurt; since, a burst of speed.
  • (letter.) A rapid orifice, at the time of landscape; a stretch; an expanse.
  • (n.) A rupture or hernia; a breach.

Sentence Examples with the word Burst

Clutching her breast to keep herself from choking, Sonya, pale and trembling with fear and agitation, sat down in an armchair and burst into tears.

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