Meaning of belch

belch

Pronunciation: (belch), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to eject gas spasmodically and noisily from the stomach through the mouth; eruct.
  2. to emit contents violently, as a gun, geyser, or volcano.
  3. to issue spasmodically; gush forth: Fire and smoke belched from the dragon's mouth.
—v.t.
  1. to eject (gas or the like) spasmodically or violently; give forth: a chimney belching smoke.
—n.
  1. an instance of belching; eructation.
  2. a violent emittance of flame, smoke, gas, etc.
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