Definition of Bursting

1. Adjective. (qualifier often followed by "to go to...") Urgently needing to urinate. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of burst). ¹

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Definition of Bursting

1. burst [v] - See also: burst

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bursting

burst out
burst out laughing
burst size
burst someone's bubble
burst upon
burstable
bursted
bursten
burstenness
burster
bursters
bursteth
burstier
burstiest
burstin'
bursting (current term)
bursting charge
bursting explosive
bursting out
bursting pressure
burstone
burstones
bursts
bursts out
burstwort
burstworts
bursty
bursula
bursæ

Literary usage of Bursting

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1. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1905)
"THE bursting OF FOUR-FOOT FLY-WHEELS.\ BY CHARLES H. BENJAMIN', CLEVELAND, O. (Member of the Society. ... 209: " The bursting of Small Cast-iron Fly-wheels. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1905)
"No. 736, vol. ix., p. 125: “ Note on the Strength of Wheel Rims.” AK Mansfield. No. 800, vol. xx., p. 209: “ The bursting of Small Cast.iron Fly-wheels. ..."

3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"I when bursting asunder to a blinding white, the separate pieces being clearly visible. Its apparent size was compared to that of the full moon, ..."

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