spurt

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spurt(
spuhrt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (gush of liquid)
a. el chorro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The door opened and hit Henry in the face. A spurt of blood came out of his nose.La puerta se abrió y golpeó a Henry en la cara; un chorro de sangre le salió de la nariz.
2. (sudden increase)
a. la arrancada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He won the race with an impressive spurt on the final lap.Ganó la carrera en una arrancada impresionante en la última vuelta.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to gush)
a. chorrear
Carla accidentally bit her tongue and blood began to spurt through her teeth.Carla se mordió accidentalmente la lengua y a través de sus dientes comenzó a chorrear sangre.
b. salir a chorros
Dennis opened the valve and oil spurted onto the ground.Dennis abrió la válvula y el aceite salió a chorros sobre la tierra.
4. (to increase)
a. acelerar (in a race)
Ariana spurted past the other runners to win first place.Ariana aceleró y pasó a las demás corredoras para ganar el primer lugar.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
David was shorter than his brother, until at age 15 he spurted to nearly six feet.David era más chaparro que su hermano hasta que a los 15 años creció de repente a casi seis pies.
The value of the dollar spurted higher on news of the election results.El valor del dólar aumentó en las noticias de los resultados electorales.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to gush)
a. lanzar chorros
Sam turned on the compressor and the hose began to spurt paint.Sam prendió el compresor y la manguera comenzó a lanzar chorros de pintura.
b. arrojar chorros
Felicia got too close the skunk and it spurted its foul liquid in her face.Felicia se acercó demasiado al zorrillo y este le arrojó chorros de su líquido asqueroso a la cara.
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spurt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of liquid)
a. el chorro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (of action, energy)
a. el arranque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (of speed)
a. la arrancada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to put on a spurtacelerar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (general)
a. lanzar chorros de
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (liquid)
a. chorrear
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spurt [spɜːt]
noun
1 [of water, blood] chorro (m); borbotón (m)
the water was coming out in spurts
2 [of energy]
to put in or on a spurt hacer un gran esfuerzo; final spurt esfuerzo (m) final para ganar una carrera; (para ganar una carrera)
to work in spurts
intransitive verb
(gush) (also spurt out) salir a chorros; borbotar; chorrear
she turned on the tap and water spurted out blood spurted out of the wound
transitive verb
hacer salir a chorros; arrojar un chorro de
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