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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 burst /ˈbɝst/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 叢; 成組

From: Network Terminology

 猝發 爆叢

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Burst v. i. [imp. & p. p. Burst; p. pr. & vb. n. Bursting. The past participle bursten is obsolete.]
 1. To fly apart or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or pressure, especially to a sudden and violent exertion of force, or to pressure from within; to explode; as, the boiler had burst; the buds will burst in spring.
 From the egg that soon
 Bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclosed
 Their callow young.   --Milton.
 Note: Often used figuratively, as of the heart, in reference to a surcharge of passion, grief, desire, etc.
 No, no, my heart will burst, an if I speak:
 And I will speak, that so my heart may burst.   --Shak.
 2. To exert force or pressure by which something is made suddenly to give way; to break through obstacles or limitations; hence, to appear suddenly and unexpectedly or unaccountably, or to depart in such manner; -- usually with some qualifying adverb or preposition, as forth, out, away, into, upon, through, etc.
    Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth.   --Milton.
    And now you burst (ah cruel!) from my arms.   --Pope.
 A resolved villain
 Whose bowels suddenly burst out.   --Shak.
 We were the first that ever burst
 Into that silent sea.   --Coleridge.
    To burst upon him like an earthquake.   --Goldsmith.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Burst v. t.
 1. To break or rend by violence, as by an overcharge or by strain or pressure, esp. from within; to force open suddenly; as, to burst a cannon; to burst a blood vessel; to burst open the doors.
    My breast I'll burst with straining of my courage.   --Shak.
 2. To break. [Obs.]
    You will not pay for the glasses you have burst?   --Shak.
    He burst his lance against the sand below.   --Fairfax (Tasso).
 3. To produce as an effect of bursting; as, to burst a hole through the wall.
 Bursting charge. See under Charge.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Burst, n.
 1. A sudden breaking forth; a violent rending; an explosion; as, a burst of thunder; a burst of applause; a burst of passion; a burst of inspiration.
    Bursts of fox-hunting melody.   --W. Irving.
 2. Any brief, violent exertion or effort; a spurt; as, a burst of speed.
 3. A sudden opening, as of landscape; a stretch; an expanse. [R.] “A fine burst of country.”
 4. A rupture or hernia; a breach.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : suddenly and violently broken open especially from internal
            pressure (`busted' is an informal term for `burst'); "a
            burst balloon"; "burst pipes"; "burst seams"; "a
            ruptured appendix"; "a busted balloon" [syn: ruptured,
      n 1: the act of exploding or bursting something; "the explosion
           of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of
           an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft" [syn: explosion]
      2: rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade
         from the left flank caught them by surprise" [syn: fusillade,
          salvo, volley]
      3: a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason);
         "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning" [syn: fit]
      4: a sudden violent happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a
         burst of lightning" [syn: outburst, flare-up]
      v 1: break open or apart suddenly; "The bubble burst" [syn: split,
            break open]
      2: force out or release suddenly and often violently something
         pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger" [syn: break,
      3: burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle
         exploded" [syn: explode] [ant: implode]
      4: move suddenly, energetically, or violently; "He burst out of
         the house into the cool night"
      5: be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with
         screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
         [syn: abound, bristle]
      6: emerge suddenly; "The sun burst into view"
      7: cause to burst; "The ice broke the pipe" [syn: collapse]
      8: break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"
         [syn: bust]