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English noun: belch

1. belch (act) a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth

Synonymsbelching, burp, burping, eructation

Broader (hypernym)ejection, expulsion, forcing out, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, projection, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex

English verb: belch

1. belch (body) expel gas from the stomach

SamplesIn China it is polite to burp at the table.

Synonymsbubble, burp, eruct

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)breathe, emit, pass off

2. belch (change) become active and spew forth lava and rocks

SamplesVesuvius erupts once in a while.

Synonymserupt, extravasate

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)burst, explode

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