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belch out

To expel, often violently. You can't see far into the distance with all of the smoke being belched out by the factories along the river.
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belch up

To expel in an upward direction. You can't see far into the distance with all of the smoke being belched up from the factories along the river.
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belch out

to burst, billow, or gush out. Smoke belched out of the chimney.
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belch something up

to cause the release of something that goes upward. The fire belched flames and smoke up. The volcano belched up clouds of poison gasses.
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belch

(bɛltʃ)
n. beer, especially bad beer. Pass the belch. Anything’s good on a hot day.
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In some people, part of the gas is belched out instead of being passed from the stomach into the intestine.
The air stays briefly in the esophagus and then is belched back out.
Arizona State University climatologists point to car and factory emissions belched into the atmosphere all week as the cause.
His solicitor told magistrates in the town that Harris was upset after a woman belched in his face at a club.
Jovian auroras are fueled by charged particles, mostly electrons, belched by the planet's volcanically active moon, Io.
The Earth's huge ocean, they think, belched up enough [CO.
after his late-model Oldsmobile Cutlass belched steam or smoke and rolled to a stop on a deserted stretch of Highway 99, near a farm field south of Bakersfield.
Fick, who has lived on nearby Lee Street since 1969, said idling trucks belched exhaust fumes into residents' back yards and severely curtailed visibility down Los Angeles Avenue.
In a million years or less, the Siberian volcano belched out so much molten basalt that it could have paved the entire Earth with a 6-meter-thick layer.
In August 1984, little Lake Monoun in the African nation of Cameroon briefly captured international attention when it suddenly belched a cloud of carbon dioxide gas that asphyxiated 37 people.
According to one theory, the volcanoes belched out enough carbon dioxide to raise the planet's temperature significantly via the greenhouse effect.
Among the pollutants belched into the air by gasoline-powered vehicles are multi-ring chemicals known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).