squirt out

squirt out

1. To eject, flow, or issue forth (from some source) in one or more forceful spurts. The doctor pulled back the bandage and blood started squirting out. Water squirted out of the small puncture in the pipe.
2. To cause or force some liquid to eject, flow, or issue forth (from some source) in one or more forceful spurts. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "squirt" and "out." He took out the bottle from the fridge and squirted out some ketchup onto his burger. You can fill the water gun in the kitchen sink, but don't squirt any out in the house or I'll take it away!
See also: out, squirt

squirt out(of someone or something)

[for something, especially a liquid] to gush or spurt forth from someone or something. In the horror movie, black stuff squirted out of this guy whenever he got angry. A lot of blood squirted out of the gash and I closed my eyes.
See also: out, squirt
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Some Burseras defend themselves with chemical cocktails or toxins that squirt out of leaves under attack.
But his machine is activated by a radio signal which makes it squirt out the right fragrance at the right time.
The data hint that jets of hot gas squirt out of the poles of the star within the disk.