burst out of (somewhere or something)

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burst out of (somewhere or something)

1. To flow out of something suddenly or with great force, as of a liquid. Water is bursting out of this pipe, and I can't get it to stop!
2. To suddenly become visible. After so many gray days, we were thrilled when the sun finally burst out of the clouds. A rabbit burst out of the bushes and startled me.
3. To leave a place abruptly and energetically. After our argument, Caitlin burst out of the room in a huff.
See also: burst, of, out
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YELLOWSTONE MARS A "Yellowstone Park" on Mars has been discovered where hot springs and geysers may once have burst out of the planet's interior.
Darren Clarke burst out of stalls yesterday with six straight birdies, only to be lose momentum and settle on the end for a 67.