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eructation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eructation  \Er`uc*ta"tion\,  n.  [L.  eructatio:  cf  F. 
  ['e]ructation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  belching  wind  from  the  stomach;  a  belch. 
 
  2.  A  violent  belching  out  or  emitting,  as  of  gaseous  or  other 
  matter  from  the  crater  of  a  volcano,  geyser,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eructation 
  n  1:  (of  volcanos)  pouring  out  fumes  or  lava  [syn:  {eruption}] 
  2:  a  reflex  that  expels  wind  noisily  from  the  stomach  through 
  the  mouth  [syn:  {belch},  {belching},  {burp},  {burping}] 




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