Translation of erupt in Spanish:


entrar en erupción, v.

Pronunciation /əˈrəpt//ɪˈrʌpt/

intransitive verb

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    (geyser/volcano) entrar en erupción
    (volcano/geyser) hacer erupción
    • Ice caps form, winds blow, volcanoes erupt, and magnetic fields are produced here on Earth and elsewhere in the Solar System.
    • One of them is why volcanoes commonly erupt lavas that vary so widely in composition - a major factor in creating the planet's surface.
    • A rogue wave nearly buries the boat off Bermuda, and while touring Montserrat, an active volcano erupts.
    • As soon as the lava is erupted at the surface, its properties will begin to change as a function of distance-time because of cooling.
    • Althought it is a very cold body, scientists hypothesize that watery volcanos could erupt onto the surface, and could even remain liquid for long enough to convert the organic into amino acids.
    • The active volcanoes erupt a type of rock known as basalt.
    • When volcanoes erupt, Lockwood is often nearby.
    • Shield volcanoes tend to erupt non-explosively, mainly pouring out huge volumes of fluid lava.
    • However, whereas volcanic activity ceased on the Moon several billion years ago, Io still has about a dozen volcanoes erupting at any one time.
    • Intended to improve the understanding of how these volcanos erupt, the system investigates the dynamics of the entire magma system below the island.
    • Although Cascade volcanoes do not erupt frequently, they threaten major populations and developments.
    • ‘That may tell us that a rock was erupted by a volcano or was laid down by water or some other process,’ Crisp says.
    • Steve poked his head out the window and saw that a volcano had erupted and a hot lava flow was headed right towards the hotel!
    • The volcanic pile built up above sea level so that lavas began to be erupted subaerially.
    • Both features are characteristic of calc-alkaline magmas erupted in subduction-related volcanic arc environments.
    • Volcanoes erupt under glaciers, causing gigantic floods that make the island a fearsomely dangerous place for human colonization.
    • The next day, the island's volcano erupts and an earthquake follows.
    • Suppose that the mountain erupts, leaving lava around the countryside.
    • Tsunamis can be caused by three reasons, Razzak recalled: an undersea earthquake, a volcano erupting within the sea, or a massive boulder plunging into the water.
    • Volcanoes erupt not simply because magma is hot, but because hot, rising magma turns underground water to steam, which then expands explosively.
  • 2

    (water) salir a chorros
    (water) manar a chorros
    the flames erupted through the roof de repente empezaron a salir llamaradas por el tejado
    • suddenly the fire erupted de pronto hubo una erupción de llamas
    • The large volumes of lava erupted in the main phase of flood basalt volcanism seem to have overwhelmed any hydromagmatic influence.
    • Possible evidence for this theory concerns the brown ridges that mark the moon's terrain, thought to be caused by instant freezing of liquid water erupting from beneath the ice crust.
    • That eruption lasted thirteen days and built a three - to four-mile-long ridge of volcanic rock from lava erupting through a fissure buried by the ice.
    • As the magma approaches the surface it occasionally erupts and forms volcanoes.
    • These sediments are melted and generate magma, which buoys up to earth's surface and erupts explosively at major island arc volcanic systems.
    • The current lava flows are arms of the larger lava flow that erupted earlier this year on Mother's Day.
    • In turn, the melt rises toward the surface and erupts in spectacular volcanoes.
  • 3

    (break out)
    (fighting/violence) estallar
    he erupted with anger at the news estalló en cólera al oír la noticia
    • when she came on, the crowd erupted cuando apareció en escena, la multitud estalló en aplausos (or vítores etc.)
    • Five college kids head into the great outdoors, only to be stricken with an illness that makes their skin erupt in sores.
    • However, this also means that Fiona has been exposed to the virus, and may well erupt in spots a fortnight from now.
    • I sucked in air, feeling goosebumps and tingles erupt all over my skin.
    • First the skin itches, then it erupts into red welts.
    • Thus, once the new year has begun, I'm afraid that conflicts regarding the power plant issue will continue to erupt.
    • The affair erupted into a national controversy late last year when it was revealed the State had been illegally charging residents of nursing homes.
    • We thought the women's issue would erupt first.
    • Cara Duncan, from Aberdeen, has been swathed in bandages since she was three months old to stop her skin erupting in painful blisters from an allergy to everyday items.
    • Earlier this year a war of words about this issue erupted among Australia's science communicators.
    • Flawless skin suddenly erupts with pimples as one grows up.
    • Even fewer thought it would erupt over an issue so seemingly trivial.
    • I continue to feel it is such a shame this issue has erupted to the extent that it has.
    • However, as in Australia and Ireland, social discord erupted on the issue of compulsory military service overseas.
    • The most vivid memories of this quarter final will not be of the skilful play of Lismore but the five minutes of first-half madness when the game erupted into violence.
    • His eyes glazed, he opened his mouth, and his skin erupted in big round beads of cold sweat.
    • The see-saw battle erupted into a clash between the rival fronts on the floor of the council hall earlier this month.
    • She has just erupted in the characteristic spots of the disease more widely known as chickenpox.
    • Wondering how much effect going my counselling will have, as these days, my skin only really seems to erupt when I'm not processing poisonous stuff any other way.
    • Cursed with allergies in his first years, Koby often erupted in hives and eczema.
    • Moreover, if the cross-strait issue erupts into conflict, this will be a signal for conflict among other powers in East Asia.
    • The debate on the issue of having an elected Mayor is hotting up, and this week a row erupted over the estimated costs.
    • First of all though, a comment about genes and cloning, an issue which erupted once more this week.
    • Long-standing grievances over environmental and health issues erupted soon after the downfall of Suharto.
    • A fresh row has erupted over the thorny issue of a northern bypass for Witham.
    • The city's Neighbourhood Mediation Service is helping to settle disputes that can erupt over issues such as noise pollution, boundaries, nuisance and intimidation.
    • But tensions between the groups erupted into violence.
    • That may have rankled the Church - but nothing like as ferociously as the gay marriage issue which has since erupted.
    • My stomach dipped, like I was racing down a roller coaster, and goosebumps erupted all over my skin.
    • It is a different issue that a controversy has erupted in the deal.
    • Goosebumps erupted over his skin and he shuddered against me.
    • The Reformation erupted over just this issue in the sale of indulgences.
    • The moment the door slid shut behind the admiral, the questions erupted in a loud flow.
    • Was it a co-incidence the skin erupted after the addition of this treatment?
    • It was easy to be so defiant against facial hair, despite its persistent attempts to erupt from our skin, because back then we were too young to grow anything more than a whisper of a whisker.
  • 4

    (spot/rash) salir
    (spot/rash) aparecer
    • Korneff has a constant skin infection - there are boils constantly erupting on the back of his neck.
    • The pustules erupt repeatedly over months or years.
    • When the villagers took her body in a boat for the customary sea burial, they noticed that small boils were erupting all over her skin, and tiny filaments were emerging from the boils.
    • Shadows of pain echoed over his body, from the feeling of a limb being severed, to the feeling of a thousand boil poxes erupting from his skin all at once.
    • What was not explained was that for a couple of days afterwards, spots can erupt and you can feel strange, or more emotional than usual.
    • Today, the hospital saw a child who had sores that had just erupted.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (water/lava/flames) arrojar
    (water/lava/flames) escupir
    • A blast of fire and smoke erupted into the rainy night, casting a shadow onto the sight.
    • The York couple whose car erupted into flames which rapidly spread to two homes and three more vehicles have told of their frightening ordeal.
    • The Rogers' homestead erupted into a gigantic, exploding fireball.
    • All three of us were blasted to the ground as the jeep behind us erupted into a ball of fire.
    • A moment later, it erupted into a ball of fires and disintegrated into a pile of ash.
    • An eyewitness said the jet veered sideways off the right side of the runway and erupted into flames as it hit a runway fence.
    • Gay was knocked unconscious by the impact, and a small fire under the wheelwell erupted into a major blaze.
    • This will cause the hot oil to erupt with possible dire consequences.
    • A spark caused by faulty wiring erupted into a blaze that swept through the pure oxygen atmosphere within the capsule.
    • The floor, walls, and any hapless machine that happened to be nearby erupted into fire and smoke.
    • The benzene was really leaping around, splattering and erupting.
    • The entire café erupted into an incoherent mass of noise.
    • When they collided, the air erupted with extremely hot steam.
    • It erupted into a ball of flame and exploded in a huge hellish ball of smoke and flame, which consumed another car.
    • When the car erupted into a ball of fire, Jason did not know what hit him.
    • The bed erupted into flames, trapping the two women for a time before they managed to break a window in the caravan and escape, both with more than 40 per cent burns, the jury heard.
    • After spitting a few sparks, it erupted into a burning fire.
    • Instantly, gray smoke erupted, flowing out of the cauldron, as if frozen in time.