spurt from (something)

spurt from (something)

1. To erupt or burst forth from something all at once or very quickly. He started to laugh and milk spurted from his mouth. You need to make sure this is sealed tight so oil doesn't spurt from 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 "from." The kettle spurted steam from its spout when the water began to boil. We took turns spurting water from our mouths to see who could shoot it the farthest.
See also: spurt