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The act, action, or result of pouring out or producing: the outpouring of lava; an outpouring of profanity.
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out•pour•ing(ˈaʊtˌpɔr ɪŋ, -ˌpoʊr-)
something that pours out; outflow; overflow: an outpouring of sympathy.
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|Noun||1.||outpouring - a natural flow of ground water |
Fountain of Youth - a fountain described in folk tales as able to make people young again; "Ponce de Leon discovered Florida while searching for the Fountain of Youth"
geyser - a spring that discharges hot water and steam
|2.||outpouring - 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"|
springtide - a swelling rush of anything; "he rose on the springtide of prosperity"
|3.||outpouring - the pouring forth of a fluid|
|4.||outpouring - the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"|
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
|5.||outpouring - a large flow |
effusion - flow under pressure
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noun outburst, storm, stream, explosion, surge, outbreak, deluge, eruption, spasm, paroxysm, effusion, issue The news of his death produced an instant outpouring of grief.
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outpouring[ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ] N → efusión f
an outpouring of emotion → una efusión de emoción
the outpourings of a sick mind → los desahogos de una mente enferma
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
outpouring[ˈaʊtpɔːrɪŋ] n [emotion] → déversement m
an outpouring of grief → des torrents de larmes
the outpouring of grief that followed his murder → les torrents de larmes qui ont suivi son meurtre
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
outpouring[ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ] n (fig) → torrente m
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