bursting, present participle; burst, past participle; burst, past tense; bursts, 3rd person singular present;
(of a container) Break suddenly and violently apart, spilling the contents, typically as a result of an impact or internal pressure
we inflated dozens of balloons and only one burst
Cause to break, esp. by puncturing
he burst the balloon in my face
(of contents) Break open (a container) from the inside by growing too large to be held
the swollen river was expected to burst its banks
Suffer from the sudden breaking of (a bodily organ or vessel)
he burst a blood vessel during a fit of coughing
Be so full as almost to break open
the drawers were bursting with clothes
Feel a very strong or irrepressible emotion or impulse
he was bursting with joy and excitement
she was bursting to say something
Suddenly begin doing something as an expression of a strong feeling
if anyone said anything to upset me, I'd burst out crying
she burst into a fresh flood of tears
Issue suddenly and uncontrollably, as though from a splitting container
the words burst from him in an angry rush
an aircraft crashed and burst into flames
Be opened suddenly and forcibly
a door burst open and a girl raced out
Make one's way suddenly and typically violently
he burst into the room without knocking
Separate (continuous stationery) into single sheets
An instance of breaking or splitting as a result of internal pressure or puncturing; an explosion
A sudden issuing forth
her breath was coming in short bursts
A sudden outbreak, typically short and often violent or noisy
a sudden burst of activity
he heard a burst of gunfire
A short, sudden, and intense effort
he sailed 474 miles in one 24-hour burst
come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst"
explosion: the act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"
break: force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
fusillade: rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"
explode: burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
Bristol University Radio Station (BURST) is the radio station run by students of the University of Bristol, England. Its studios are located within the University of Bristol Union building, and it broadcasts online . ...
Burst was a progressive metal band from Kristinehamn, Sweden. They were formed in 1993 by Jesper Liveröd, Linus Jägerskog and Patrik Hultin. Guitarists Robert Reinholdz and Jonas Rydberg joined the band a bit later. ...
Burst is an EP released by Swedish progressive metal band Burst. The EP was self-released by Burst and recorded at Studio Zalt in March 1995 in Kristinehamn, Sweden.
Erpe-Mere is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Aaigem, Bambrugge, Burst, Erondegem, Erpe, Mere, Ottergem and Vlekkem. On January 1, 2006 Erpe-Mere had a total population of 18,978. The total area is 34. ...
Bursting is an extremely diverse general phenomenon of the activation patterns of neurons in the central nervous system and spinal cord where periods of rapid spiking are followed by quiescent, silent, periods. ...
An instance of, or the act of bursting; To break from internal pressure; To cause to break from internal pressure; To separate formfeed at perforation lines; To enter or exit hurriedly and unexpectedly.
(bursting) Urgently needing to urinate
(Bursting) The process of separating continuous forms.
(Bursting) The act of jumping ahead multiple levels in an instant using stored experience points that have been accumulated with the "Sandbagging" technique listed below.
(Bursting) You may hear this term tossed around a lot during the week. A burst is a cheer that each sorority does. It can be a chant, or a song, and it will most likely involve jumping up and down and clapping. Don’t be freaked out by this.
(Bursts) a short period of a particular activity or strong emotion that often starts suddenly.
Bursts occur when a player plays an attack card, magic card, or a Creature or Battlegear's trigger abilities are activated. Once a burst has started players alternate adding to the burst with their own abilities or effects. ...
Another term for when an aerial shell opens up sending out its effects.
A graphic device often used next to photographs of products or premiums, containing value or offer statements: “A $39 Value, FREE!”
A sequence of signals in data communications counted as one unit in accordance with some specific criterion or measure.
Seven to nine cycles (NTSC) or ten cycles (PAL) of sub-carrier placed near the end of horizontal blanking to serve as the phase (color) reference for the modulated color sub-carrier. Burst serves as the reference for establishing the picture color.
A color reference signal included as part of the overall composite video signal. Eight to ten cycles of color sub-carrier (3.579545 MHz, often abbreviated as 3.58) are inserted before the start of every horizontal line. It can be seen just following the H sync pulse in the H blanking interval. ...
Internal pressure at which tube will yield.
An irregular separation or rupture through the paper or package