Definition of BURSTING

verb : BURSTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger" ;

  • 3. (

    ) burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded" ;

  • 4. (

    ) move suddenly, energetically, or violently; "He burst out of the house into the cool night" ;

  • 5. (

    ) be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers" ;

  • 6. (

    ) emerge suddenly; "The sun burst into view" ;

  • 8. (

    ) break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst" ;


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