erupt

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erupt from something

to burst out of something or some place. A billow of smoke erupted from the chimney. A mass of ashes and gasses erupted from the volcano.
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erupt into something

[for something] to become a serious problem suddenly. The argument erupted into a terrible fight. They were afraid the fight would erupt into a riot.
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Affected teeth may erupt into occlusion and then cease erupting becoming relatively submerged without ankylosis or they may fail to erupt completely.
At this stage the volcano has been erupting to low levels - to about four kilometres above the surface - and that ash has been moving to the west and to the south west," Bri MacPherson from the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) said.
Residents of Irosin township, Sorsogon province, watch the Mount Bulusan volcano erupting and spewing ash two kilometres into the sky.
Kilauea is one of the world's most active volcanoes; it has been erupting continuously since 1983.
Blasts from the volcano have killed at least 92 people in total since first erupting on October 26.
Respected geologists have long held the best way to prevent a volcano erupting is to sacrifice a virgin to it but where do you find one of those these days?
We've seen the destruction wrought by the Asian tsunami, and now a volcano erupting would thrust the world into a new ice age.
Otake is one of the most active volcanic mountains in the country, and has been erupting regularly since 1957.
HORIZON - VOLCANO HELL (BBC2, 9pm) HELL hath no fury like an erupting volcano, and if you live on the slopes of an active one, you know this like nothing else.
Meakan on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido was quiet Tuesday after erupting Monday for the first time in two years, Meteorological Agency officials said.
Mounting political tensions boiled over during Tuesday night's City Council meeting, with shouting matches erupting between the mayor and council critics over their right to speak.
In the tiny storefront gallery, painted bright white, 18 delicate, grisaille paintings of erupting volcanoes ranged across the walls, forming a large and colorful imaginary landscape, complemented by a painting of a volcano over the entry door, and another of a black odalisque in a gilt frame.
In most supervolcanoes, magma simmers in underground chambers for hundreds of thousands of years before erupting.
Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra's Karo district has been erupting since September, displacing more than 30,000 people.
Smith added that researchers could not tell when the supervolcano would blow again but some are of the belief that an eruption is on its way, despite the volcano erupting every 700,000 years.