eructation vs eruption what difference

what is difference between eructation and eruption

English

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ɪ.ɹʌkˈteɪ.ʃən/

Noun

eructation (countable and uncountable, plural eructations)

  1. The act of belching, of expelling gas from the stomach through the mouth.
  2. An erumpent blast of gas, wind, or other matter ejected from the depths of the earth.

References

  • Webster, Noah (1828), “eructation”, in An American Dictionary of the English Language


English

Etymology

From Middle French éruption, from Latin eruptio

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈɹʌpʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ʌpʃən

Noun

eruption (countable and uncountable, plural eruptions)

  1. A violent ejection, such as the spurting out of lava from a volcano.
  2. A sudden release of pressure or tension.
    There was an eruption of joy at the final whistle.
  3. An infection of the skin resulting in a rash or blemishing.

Derived terms

Translations


Interlingua

Noun

eruption (plural eruptiones)

  1. eruption, outbreak

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial