eructation

Definitions of eructation
  1. noun
    a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    synonyms: belch, belching, burp, burping
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    type of:
    ejection, expulsion, forcing out, projection
    the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
    inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex
    an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
  2. noun
    (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
    synonyms: eruption, extravasation
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    type of:
    action, activeness, activity
    the state of being active
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