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spurt out of (something)

1. To erupt or burst forth from something all at once or very quickly. He started to laugh and milk spurted out of his mouth. You need to make sure this is sealed tight so oil doesn't spurt out of the motor while the machine is running.
2. To eject or spew some liquid out something all at once or very quickly. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "spurt" and "out." The kettle spurted steam out of its spout when the water began to boil. We took turns spurting water out of our mouths to see who could do it the farthest.
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spurt out

1. To erupt or burst forth (from something) all at once or very quickly. He started to laugh and water spurted out of his mouth. You need to make sure this is sealed tight so oil doesn't spurt out while the machine is running.
2. To eject or spew out some liquid (from something) all at once or very quickly. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "spurt" and "out." The spout of the kettle started spurting out steam as the water inside began to boil. The geyser began spurting boiling-hot water out into the air.
3. To say something very quickly or abruptly. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "spurt" and "out." I was so embarrassed that I just spurted out an apology and ran out of the room. I hate having to keep a secret. I always feel like I'll end up spurting it out at any moment.
See also: out, spurt

spurt out (of someone or something)

 and spurt (out) (from someone or something)
to squirt out of someone or something; to erupt in a stream out of someone or something. Hot lava spurted out of the volcano. Hot lava spurted out from the volcano. The blood spurted out from Walter where he had been slashed. Blood spurted from the wound. The fountain had a carved fish with water spurting from its mouth.
See also: out, spurt

spurt something out

to eject something in a stream. The octopus spurted its ink out as the scuba diver approached it. It spurted out all its ink.
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In this study 22.6% out of 205 subjects were in pre pubertal stage that is before approaching CVMS III 24.4% were going through peak pubertal growth spurt and 5.2% were in post pubertal stage which was beyond the CVMS III.
"Little is known about the biology of growth spurts," says Michelle Lampl, MD, PhD, Samuel C.
She believes that the slowdown during the past 18 months is temporary, and that the spurt of European acquisitions of U.S.
They have a growth spurt at around 18 months, and breeding at such a young age would put them in the middle of their pregnancy and the growth spurt at the same time, probably resulting in stunting the growth of the female.
The blast sent a spurt of water geysering 50 feet upward, and in less than 60 seconds the giant sub disappeared for good.
A further increase, for example, to the local maximum, [e.sub.2] leads to a strong reaction (that is, to a spurt formed by the firms represented by the area [[sigma].sub.1] Figure 2).
It's long been believed that the stimulants used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) cause a growth delay, but a catch-up growth spurt occurs once the medicine is stopped.
The tacky 12-page publication, called Spurt, also gives gays advice on how to pick up straight men.
Your bodies are getting ready for a big growth spurt. When your growth spurt occurs, you should begin to feel taller and slimmer.
A portion of the increase reflected a spurt in electricity generation related to the unusual weather in May.
After that, most children grow two to three inches a year until it's time for their "growth spurt."
Girls (and boys) gain body fat just prior to their growth spurt. By storing extra fat, the body has enough calories to fuel the rapid change in height.
Another spurt in growth followed an easing of mortgage rates.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 24(ANI): Denying Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's claims that "Delhi is witnessing a spurt in serious crimes", Madhur Verma, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) New Delhi on Monday said that crime in the national capital has rather decreased and crime situation in Delhi is well under control.
And a fitting end to that scoring spurt was Nieto's booming three with 2:07 left to play in the game.