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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.
See also: belch, out

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.
See also: belch, up
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

belch out

to burst, billow, or gush out. Smoke belched out of the chimney.
See also: belch, out

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.
See also: belch, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

belch

(bɛltʃ)
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.
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Of that total, nearly 5% run on diesel, including trucks and buses, which belch out daily a suffocating black smoke.
There's room for improvement, many a gal will admit, if a straight man can belch the national anthem, won't go to a mall unless a food court allowance is provided, and thinks $15.
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"Even the loiterers on the block would stop and chat," says Belch. "They'd ask how big the house is.
This laugh-out-loud book opens with two teenagers, Meg Finn and Belch Brennan, breaking into a pensioner's home.
If a hearty belch feels good after a big meal, an unintentional cycle may begin, even though the relief it brings is only temporary.
The reading of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night centers on the "syntactic illogic" (142) of the first scene, the "unfunny comedy" (156) of Toby Belch's misfiring lines and the spectator's suppressed identification with Malvolia's resistance to the festive spirit advocated in the play, and, finally, Feste's song.