Definition of Bursts

1. Noun. (plural of burst) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of burst) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bursts

1. burst [v] - See also: burst

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bursts

bursten
burstenness
burster
bursters
bursteth
burstier
burstiest
burstin'
bursting
bursting charge
bursting explosive
bursting out
bursting pressure
burstone
burstones
bursts (current term)
bursts out
burstwort
burstworts
bursty
bursula
bursæ
burt
burthen
burthened
burthening
burthens
burthensome
burtite

Literary usage of Bursts

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1. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1876)
"It was for such bursts that the eloquence of the elder Pitt was famous ; that of Mirabeau, and of Patrick Henry, owed its highest renown to the same cause. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... slopes bursts into leaf and flower when the rains begin. Very brief mention is made of raised beaches and of ' moraines,' which are described as ..."

3. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Bain beats, hail rattles, whirlwinds tear : The slender hut in fragments flew ; 230 Wild mingling with the howling gale, Loud bursts of ghastly laughter ..."

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