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spurted, past participle; spurted, past tense; spurts, 3rd person singular present; spurting, present participle;
  1. Gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
    • - he cut his finger, and blood spurted over the sliced potatoes
  2. Cause to gush out suddenly
    • - the kettle boiled and spurted scalding water everywhere
  3. Move with a sudden burst of speed
    • - the other car had spurted to the top of the ramp
    • - automobile sales spurted 2.1 percent in May
  1. A sudden gushing stream
    • - a sudden spurt of blood gushed into her eyes
  2. A sudden marked burst or increase of activity or speed
    • - late in the race he put on a spurt and reached second place
    • - a growth spurt

  1. gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
  2. jet: the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
  3. forge: move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
  4. (spurting) jetting: propelled violently in a usually narrow stream
  5. A brief gush, as of liquid spurting from an orifice or a cut/wound; Ejaculation of semen; Any sudden but not prolonged action; To cause to gush out suddenly or violently in a stream or jet; To rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet; To make a strong effort for a short period of time