from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of belching.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of belching, of expelling gas from the stomach through the mouth.
- n. An erumpent blast of gas, wind, or other matter ejected from earthy depths.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of belching wind from the stomach; a belch.
- n. A violent belching out or emitting, as of gaseous or other matter from the crater of a volcano, geyser, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A belching of wind from the stomach; a belch.
- n. A violent bursting forth or ejection of matter from the earth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
- n. (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
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Methanogens are microbes that make methane gas Cows also make methane in their stomachs and burp it out, this is called eructation - I though you'd like to know.
If faux erudition and willful misreading set your pants on fire, go have a bonfire with this lengthy eructation of ill conceived, frequently picayune argument contra James Wood’s How Fiction Works.
Jameson over at the Big Idea attacks him for, in what I considered at the time to be a lengthy eructation of ill conceived, frequently picayune argument, unworthy of response.
But that eructation that day was in a different league.
And finally Christopher Hitchens will deliver a poisonous eructation at book-length in The Devil is Not Great.
I produced a 4-minute pilot episode of a children's cartoon called "Cow-a-dunga!" that addresses methane flatulance and eructation but in a funny way...
Of, relating to, or associated with lakes. “… it is conceivably extraneous even to the concept of a sea, or at any rate of waves, no matter if fluvial or lacustrine or of any other body of water, …” eructation.
Mr.P. is sullen, and seems to mistake an eructation for the breaking of wind backwards.
The myopic digital calculation of coins, eructation consequent upon repletion.
There may be a feeling of fullness due to gas, frequent belching or flatulence, bad breath, repeated eructation, and even occasional vomiting.