Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of disgorge.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Schoolteacher Maria Gerencser was at home on Monday at noon when she saw the torrent of red sludge disgorged from the toxic waste reservoir four miles away.

    Hungarians Doubt Recovery From Sludge Disaster

  • The mountain of Curu is volcanic, a chaos of rent rocks, beetling precipices, and masses of lava that have been disgorged from the burning crater.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • Our bottle had been "disgorged" -- the sediment and stuff finally separated from the wine -- in 1999, after fully 26 years of care in the caves.

    Rails, Romance and Really Good Wine

  • On the back label was a hand-printed date of when the wine was "disgorged," when the sediment in the neck of a bottle of bubbly was removed and the temporary cap replaced by a real cork.

    How to Read a Wine Label

  • The band disgorged its voltaic music—a far cry from the formal waltzes, one-steps, tangos, and fox-trots to which New York had been accustomed.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • A blast of heat rushed across me as the house disgorged a ball of fire.

    Mercy Kill

  • Per his suggestion, we storedthe bottleupsidedown and disgorged it underwater, allowing the yeast plug to shoot out before turning the bottle rightside up.

    What We Drank

  • It disgorged the sea from its decks and hull and rose up, tacking toward the Cormorant.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The Dom Pérignon, which we have all loved in the past, wasn't showing well, but the Dom Pérignon Œnotèque, a late release which was disgorged in 2008, some four years after the regular bottling, was stellar, though it was a bit out of context, being fresher and younger-seeming than the earlier-disgorged wines.

    The 1996 Champagnes: Great, but Just How Great?

  • So one year after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig, about 40 miles off the coast of Louisiana, killed 11 men and disgorged more than 4m barrels of crude, Joye could be forgiven for denying the official version of the BP oil disaster that life is returning to normal in the Gulf.

    Has BP really cleaned up the Gulf oil spill?

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.