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(E*rupt") v. t. [See Eruption.] To cause to burst forth; to eject; as, to erupt lava. Huxley.
(E*rup"tion) n. [L. eruptio, fr. erumpere, eruptum, to break out; e out + rumpere, to break: cf.
F. éruption. See Rupture.]
1. The act of breaking out or bursting forth; as: (a) A violent throwing out of flames, lava, etc., as from
a volcano of a fissure in the earth's crust. (b) A sudden and overwhelming hostile movement of armed
men from one country to another. Milton. (c) A violent commotion.
All Paris was quiet . . . to gather fresh strength for the next day's eruption.W. Irving.
2. That which bursts forth.
3. A violent exclamation; ejaculation.
He would . . . break out into bitter and passionate eruditions.Sir H. Wotton.
4. (Med.) The breaking out of pimples, or an efflorescence, as in measles, scarlatina, etc.
(E*rup"tion*al) a. Eruptive. [R.] R. A. Proctor.
(E*rup"tive) a. [Cf. F. éruptif.]
1. Breaking out or bursting forth.
The sudden glanceThomson.
Appears far south eruptive through the cloud.
2. (Med.) Attended with eruption or efflorescence, or producing it; as, an eruptive fever.
3. (Geol.) Produced by eruption; as, eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic.
(E*rup"tive), n. (Geol.) An eruptive rock.
(||E*ryn"gi*um) n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'hry`ggion, dim. of 'h`ryggos eryngo; cf. L. eryngion, erynge.]
(Bot.) A genus of umbelliferous plants somewhat like thistles in appearance. Eryngium maritimum, or
sea holly, has been highly esteemed as an aphrodisiac, the roots being formerly candied.
(E*ryn"go) n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Eryngium.
(Er`y*sip"e*las) n. [L., fr. Gr. 'erysi`pelas; 'eryqro`s red + pe`lla hide, skin. See Red, and
Pell, n.] (Med.) St. Anthony's fire; a febrile disease accompanied with a diffused inflammation of the
skin, which, starting usually from a single point, spreads gradually over its surface. It is usually regarded
as contagious, and often occurs epidemically.
(Er`y*si*pel"a*toid) a. [Gr. 'erysi`pelas erysipelas + -oid.] Resembling erysipelas.
(Er`y*si*pel"a*tous) a. [Cf. F. érysipélateux.] Resembling erysipelas, or partaking of its
(Er`y*sip"e*lous) a. Erysipelatous.
(||Er`y*the"ma) n. [NL., fr. Gr. fr. to redden, fr. 'eryqro`s red.] (Med.) A disease of the skin,
in which a diffused inflammation forms rose-colored patches of variable size.
(Er`y*the*mat"ic) a. [Cf. F. érythématique.] (Med.) Characterized by, or causing, a morbid
redness of the skin; relating to erythema.