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erupt from (someone or something)

To burst out of someone or something. I couldn't believe the anger that erupted from Mike when he thought he'd been wronged. How can so much vomit erupt from such a tiny baby? When do scientists predict lava will erupt from this volcano again?
See also: erupt

erupt into (something)

1. To burst into something, often a noise. The crowd erupted into cheers when the band finally took the stage.
2. To escalate abruptly into a new situation or problem. What he thinks is a moment of constructive criticism often erupts into an argument with his daughter. Please don't let this little squabble erupt into a major rift between you two.
See also: erupt

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.
See also: erupt

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.
See also: erupt
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When a volcano first erupts, ten Brink says, it grows large very quickly.
Caption: The Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland erupts on September 4.
If the volcano were to erupt today, scientists predict that the resulting ash cloud would affect areas 1,000 miles away, leaving two thirds of the entire US uninhabitable.
As it erupts, Kilauea emits--tons of air pollutants each day.
Katla erupts around every 60 years but has not done so since 1918.
Relations between Egypt's Muslims and mainly Coptic Christians are usually calm but can become strained and sometimes erupt into violence over issues such as inter-faith relationships and land.
Scientists are closer to being able to predict when volcanos will erupt, thanks to work at a North university.
Mount Vesuvius erupts and buries Pompeii and the neighboring town of Herculaneum.
Underwater volcanoes, called seamounts, occur throughout the ocean wherever magma, melted rock inside the Earth, rises to the sea floor and erupts.
But if a volcano erupts in 2,000 years, that may not look good for the people living at that time.
htm) Mount Sinabung: Sumatra Volcano Erupts Again as Thousands Flee Homes [PHOTOS]
When the molten rock erupts, it also releases loads of toxic gases, including sulfur dioxide.
Since then, Mount Saint Helens has been in what scientists call an active stage, or a long period of time during which a volcano sporadically erupts.
For example, the first permanent molar, which erupts at around 6 years in modern humans and at about 3 1/2 years in apes, erupted between 4 and 4 1/2 years in H.
When a sunspot flares, a cloud of radiation (a form of high-energy waves or particles) erupts into space.