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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.
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.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
to burst, billow, or gush out. Smoke belched out of the chimney.
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
n. beer, especially bad beer. Pass the belch. Anything’s good on a hot day.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.