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outpouring

Noun

1 a natural flow of ground water [syn: spring, fountain, outflow, natural spring]
2 a sudden rapid flow (as of water); "he heard the flush of a toilet"; "there was a little gush of blood"; "she attacked him with an outpouring of words" [syn: flush, gush]
3 the pouring forth of a fluid [syn: discharge, run]
4 the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written) [syn: barrage, onslaught]
5 a large flow [syn: flood, overflow]

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English

Noun

  1. The sudden flowing of a large amount of something.

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