The act of exploding or bursting (synset 100378172)
"the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"hypernym: change of integrity - the act of changing the unity or wholeness of somethinghyponym:synonym: explosion
Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms (synset 100990406)
"our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
A sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason) (synset 100556362)
"a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"hypernym: activity - any specific behaviorhyponym: fits and starts - repeated bursts of activitysynonym: fit
A sudden intense happening (synset 107449542)
"an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"hyponym:
Come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure (synset 200310092)
"The bubble burst"hypernym: break, come apart, fall apart, separate, split up - become separated into pieces or fragmentshyponym:
Force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up (synset 201789214)
"break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
Burst outward, usually with noise (synset 200306798)
"The champagne bottle exploded"hypernym: change integrity - change in physical make-uphyponym:synonym: explode
Move suddenly, energetically, or violently (synset 201968641)
"He burst out of the house into the cool night"
Be in a state of movement or action (synset 202721470)
"The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
Emerge suddenly (synset 200425177)
"The sun burst into view"hypernym: emerge - come out into view, as from concealment
Cause to burst (synset 201993576)
"The ice broke the pipe"cause: break, cave in, collapse, fall in, founder, give, give way - break down, literally or metaphoricallyhyponym: pop - cause to burst with a loud, explosive soundsynonym: collapse
Break open or apart suddenly and forcefully (synset 200334404)
"The dam burst"hypernym: break, come apart, fall apart, separate, split up - become separated into pieces or fragmentshyponym: shatter - break into many piecessynonym: bust
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