[ih-ruhk-teyt] /ɪˈrʌk teɪt/
verb (used with or without object), eructated, eructating.
“belching,” 1530s, from Latin eructationem (nominative eructatio) “a belching forth,” noun of action from past participle stem of eructare “to belch forth, vomit,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + ructare “to belch,” from PIE *reug- “to belch” (cf. Lithuanian rugiu “to belch,” Greek eryge, Armenian orcam), probably of imitative origin. Related: Eruct; eructate.
eructation e·ruc·ta·tion (ĭ-rŭk-tā’shən, ē’rŭk-)
The act or an instance of belching.
[er-yoo-dahyt, er-oo-] /ˈɛr yʊˌdaɪt, ˈɛr ʊ-/ adjective 1. characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly: an erudite professor; an erudite commentary. Synonyms: educated, knowledgeable; wise, sapient. /ˈɛrʊˌdaɪt/ adjective 1. having or showing extensive scholarship; learned adj. early 15c., from Latin eruditus, past participle of erudire “to educate, teach, instruct, polish,” literally “to bring out of […]
[er-yoo-dish-uh n, er-oo-] /ˌɛr yʊˈdɪʃ ən, ˌɛr ʊ-/ noun 1. knowledge acquired by study, research, etc.; learning; scholarship. n. c.1400, “instruction, education,” from Latin eruditionem (nominative eruditio) “an instructing,” noun of action from past participle stem of erudire (see erudite). Meaning “learning, scholarship” is from 1520s.
[ih-ruhm-puh nt] /ɪˈrʌm pənt/ adjective 1. bursting forth. 2. (of fungi or algae) prominent; projecting from or bursting through host tissue. /ɪˈrʌmpənt/ adjective 1. bursting out or (esp of plant parts) developing as though bursting through an overlying structure
[ih-ruhpt] /ɪˈrʌpt/ verb (used without object) 1. to burst forth: Molten lava erupted from the top of the volcano. Synonyms: vent. 2. (of a volcano, geyser, etc.) to eject matter. 3. to break out of a pent-up state, usually in a sudden and violent manner: Words of anger erupted from her. 4. to break out […]