Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun eruption

6 senses of eruption

Sense 1
volcanic eruption, eruption -- (the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material)
       => discharge -- (the sudden giving off of energy)

Sense 2
eruption -- (symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible)
       => symptom -- ((medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease)

Sense 3
eruption, eructation, extravasation -- ((of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed))
       => action, activity, activeness -- (the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action")

Sense 4
outbreak, eruption, irruption -- (a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities")
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 5
bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam -- (a sudden very loud noise)
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 6
eruption -- (the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum)
       => emergence, egress, issue -- (the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins")

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