squirt out of

squirt out of (something)

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 of the victim's neck. Water squirted out of the small puncture in the pipe.
2. To cause some liquid to eject or issue forth out of some source in one or more forceful spurts. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "squirt" and "out of" to specify what is being squirted. The bullet-wound victim began squirting blood out of his neck. He squirted some water out of the plastic bottle to cool down the overheating motor.
See also: of, out, squirt

squirt something out of something

 and squirt something out
to cause something to spurt out of something. He squirted a bit of the vaccine out of the syringe, making sure the needle was not clogged. He squirted out a bit of the vaccine.
See also: of, out, squirt
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Some Burseras defend themselves with chemical cocktails or toxins that squirt out of leaves under attack.
The data hint that jets of hot gas squirt out of the poles of the star within the disk.