Meaning of geyser

gey•ser

Pronunciation: (gī'zur, -sur for 1, 3 gē'zur for 2), [key]
— n.
  1. a hot spring that intermittently sends up fountainlike jets of water and steam into the air.
  2. a hot-water heater, as for a bath.
—v.i.
  1. to spew forth as or like a geyser: the kettle geysering all over the stove.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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